Fr. James F. Power
Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA
Accused in 1992 of sexually molesting 13-year-old boy on camping trip to ME in 1980s. Accuser received $35K settlement in 1996. Unsigned, undated note in Power’s personnel file says “100% positive other kids.” Worked as parochial vicar at St. James the Great in Wellesley until removed 2002 after second claim. Personnel file released 12/02. In 1/09 Boston announced two charges unsubstantiated. Granted “retired” status but restricted privileges. See Boston AD 8/11 database. Died 8/14/15.
- Boston Archdiocesan Assignment Record
- Another Resume
- Boston Herald 02.08.02
- Boston Globe 02.08.02
- Boston Globe 12.12.02
- Boston Herald 12.12.02
- Boston Globe 03.05.03
- Archdiocese of Boston Statement 01.02.09
- Boston Globe 01.02.09
- Boston Globe 01.03.09
- National Catholic Register 08.25.11
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