Fr. James C. Shaughnessey

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Ordained: 1937
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA

Ordained for Harrisburg PA diocese. Began working in Boston archdiocese in 1945. Included on a list of accused priests and religious posted by the Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian 01/19/11. Per Garabedian, at least one claim was settled with the Boston archdiocese concerning allegations against Shaughnessey. Retired in 1977 and died 12/89. Criminal or canonical proceedings not complete when he died, per 8/11 Boston archdiocese database. On Harrisburg diocese’s list released 8/1/18; no known allegations there.


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