Fr. Raymond C. Plourde
Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA
Personnel file released in 12/02 shows Plourde admitted in 1992 to initiating a sexual “relationship” with a 12-year-old boy in 1976 that lasted two years. Plourde reached a private settlement with the victim in 1990 for about $38K. The victim reported the abuse to the Archdiocese in 1992 and asked for the return of pornographic pictures Plourde took of him. Plourde was sent for treatment and then allowed to work as chaplain at a convent until he retired in 2/02. Assigned to a life of prayer and penance in 2004. Remained on Archdiocesan website 6/27/09. Died 4/17/13.
- Boston Archdiocesan Assignment Record
- Another Assignment Record
- Boston Herald 12.21.02
- Boston Globe 12.21.02
- Lowell Sun 12.21.02
- Boston Globe 01.26.03
- Boston Globe 03.05.03
- National Catholic Register 08.25.11
- Daily News 08.26.11
- Salem News 08.26.11
- The Patch 09.02.11
- Obituary, Tributes website 04.17.13
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