Fr. Arthur P. O’Leary

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Ordained: 1975
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Per personnel file released in 2/03, O’Leary was placed on administrative leave in 1994 after the fathers of two boys complained that he had touched the boys inappropriately. The file also shows that in the 1980s he was seen at Cape Cod rest areas having sex with strangers. Under observation by the police in 1985 and 1986. He promised the Church that he would stay away from rest stops, but did not. Church officials were afraid that he would be arrested. He was transferred to Hanover in 1991. Still on leave in 2008 and living in Yarmouth MA. In 9/15 O’Leary was an “unassigned senior” living in Melbourne, FL.

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