Fr. Patrick J. Tague
Diocese: Archdiocese of Boston MA
In 1979 Tague received a three-year suspended sentence and three years probation for embezzling $30K in 1976 from a halfway house for juvenile delinquents he headed. Accused in 2002 of sexually abusing a boy in 1971 at the Department of Youth Services facility. Sued in 2002 in a multi-plaintiff suit. Involuntary laicization announced in 3/06. Included in 8/11 on the Boston archdiocese’s list. Accused in a lawsuit settled in 11/21 in the high five figures of sexually abusing a boy, age 7, in 1965 at St. Benedict’s in Somerville. Tague died in 2013.
- Boston Globe 09.19.02
- Boston Globe 01.31.03
- Boston Herald 01.31.03
- Boston Herald 03.18.06
- Metro West Daily News 03.18.06
- Patriot Ledger 10.20.08
- Boston Archdiocese List 08.25.11
- National Catholic Register 08.25.11
- Taunton Daily Gazette 08.26.11
- Wicked Local Somerville 08.30.11
- The Patch 09.02.11
- Patriot Ledger 11.15.21
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