Fr. James Edward Richardson
Diocese: Diocese of Wilmington DE and MD
Placed on leave in 6/09 after accused by an anonymous plaintiff in a newly-filed civil suit. Plaintiff said he was abused on two occasions in the 1960s. Richardson denied all accusations. Worked since 1982 as a drug and alcohol counselor. In 1989 he was assigned to Center for Pastoral Care. Part-time chaplain of St. Edmond’s Academy. Faculties restored by Diocese 11/19/09 after investigation could not find credible evidence. Died 02/14/14.
- BA.Org Parish Assignments of Accused Delaware Priests
- Statement by Diocese of Wilmington 06.25.09
- News Journal 06.29.09
- CBS 3 (AP) 11.04.09
- News Journal 11.07.09
- Statement by Bishop Malooly in The Dialogue 11.19.09
- News Journal 01.18.10
- The Oklahoman 02.19.10
- News Journal 07.29.11
- Obituary in Dialog 02.24.14
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