Fr. Arthur F. O’Sullivan

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Ordained: 1947
Status: Accused

Died: 12/4/1973
Diocese: Diocese of El Paso TX

Ordained for the Archdiocese of Kansas City KS, incardinated into the Diocese of El Paso in 1957. Retired in 1968, died in 1973 at age 53. O’Sullivan was head priest at St. Matthew’s parish on the west side of El Paso in the 1950s-1960s, under Bishop Metzer. At least two boys accused him of abuse. He was transferred by Metzer to the Diocese of Ft. Worth. Included on the Las Cruces diocese’s list of credibly accused 11/8/18 (Las Cruces was established from El Paso in 1982). It notes a report in 1993 of an incident in the 1950s. On El Paso’s list 1/31/19.

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