Br. Edmundus Murphy

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Order: SVD
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Erie PA

First named publicly as accused in the PA Grand Jury Report 8/14/18. Allegation to diocese in 12/07 from Murphy’s order that in 1964 Murphy sexually abused a male student at Sacred Heart High School in Girard. Murphy was the school’s wrestling coach. His accuser said Murphy had him wrestle naked like the ancient Greeks and Romans, then sodomized him. Murphy died in 10/14.

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