Fr. James P. Robichaud

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Order: OMI
Ordained: 1979
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Moved to ME in 2000; incardinated into the Portland ME diocese in 2003. In 2008 allegations arose that he had sexually abused a girl around 1979 when he was working at St. Jean-Baptiste parish in Lowell, MA. Allegations known for five months before he was placed on leave 6/26/08. He died by suicide the same night. Portland refused to pursue investigation after his death. Omitted from the 2011 Boston AD database. In 4/12 Attorney Garabedian announced a recent settlement of at least one claim regarding Robichaud.

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