Fr. Joseph P. Reilly

Ordained: 1943
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Died in 6/92. According to documents released from his personnel file, Reilly was accused in 1999 of kissing and groping a 10- or 11-year-old altar boy and a 16-year-old altar boy one time each. Also accused of digitally raping a pre-pubescent girl once between 1961-1963. He was assigned to St. Agnes Parish in Milton during the relevant times. The 8/11 Boston AD database reports no formal determination of guilt either because he died prior to canonical or criminal investigation or it was not complete at his death.


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