Br. Clement Adan Murphy

Order: CFC
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Albany NY

Listed by the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers in 2014 as accused by at least two persons in claims settled in bankruptcy proceedings. Deceased. The order did not provide assignment information. They stated that the merits of most of the claims settled in the bankruptcy were not tested. Lawsuit filed in 8/19 claims abuse 1964-67 of a girl, ages 7-10, in the Albany diocese, when Murphy was administrator of a Schenectady parish and school. Added to Albany diocese’s list 12/4/19. By 9/21  there were 17 suits filed under the NY Child Victims Act claiming abuse by Murphy. One woman filed suit after learning that Murphy had been accused 10 years before he abused her as an elementary school student in the late 1970s.

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