Lawyer Reveals List of 19 Priests Accused of Sex Abuse

Metrowest Daily News
January 19, 2011

A Boston lawyer with clients accusing Catholic clergy of sexual abuse has issued a new list of priests who he says have settled lawsuits or lost in arbitration.

The list includes many priests already publicly named, but attorney Mitchell Garabedian says it also includes 19 new names. They are:

1) Father Joseph Angeli (Boston Archdiocese)

2) Father Myron F. Bullock (Boston Archdiocese)

3) Father James E. Connelly (Boston Archdiocese)

4) Father John E. Guiney (Boston Archdiocese)

5) Father Arthur J. Hagan (Boston Archdiocese)

6) Father Kenneth Murphy (Boston Archdiocese)

7) Deacon Joseph A. Papile (Boston Archdiocese)

8) Father James C. Shaughnessey (Boston Archdiocese)

9) Monsignor Francis S. Shea (Boston Archdiocese)

10) Monsignor William B. Shea (Boston Archdiocese)

11) Father Michael D. Sullivan (Boston Archdiocese)

12) Father Joseph P. Veneto (Boston Archdiocese)

13) Brother Nolan Farrell (Boston Archdiocese)

14) Father William J. Duffy (New England Society of Jesus)

15) Father Rene Gaudin (Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary: Fall River Diocese)

16) Father Donald J. Joyce (Oblates of Mary Immaculate)

17) Father Leo Pollard (New England Society of Jesus

18) Brother Dennis Raeihle (Franciscan Friars of the Atonement)

19) Brother George Sheehan (Salesians of Don Brosco)

Reporter Michael Morton is trying to determine today if any of the priests have served in MetroWest or Milford area towns. Please contact him at or 508-626-4338.

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