Fr. Rickard J. O’Donovan

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Ordained: 1949
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Born in Ireland, raised in the Boston area. Died in 8/00 at age 77. A settlement of one claim announced in 4/12 by Attorney Mitchell Garabedian. Accused of abuse of a boy, ages 9-11, on about 20 occasions in the rectory of St. Colman’s Church in Brockton. The archdiocese reported it would not substantiate the accusations because O’Donovan died before they surfaced.

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