Missouri Priest Accused of Abuse Dies

San Antonio Express-News
May 23, 2012

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) A Roman Catholic priest accused of abusing a girl in the 1960s has died, leaving only the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph as defendants in a civil lawsuit.

Lawyers representing the alleged abuse victim filed paperwork Monday in Jackson County Circuit Court to formally remove the Rev. Francis McGlynn from the lawsuit. The 84-year-old McGlynn died earlier this month.

The Kansas City Star reports ( the 2011 lawsuit was the fourth filed against McGlynn since 2003. The other three were settled.

The woman accused McGlynn of sexually abusing her when she was a student at St. Catherine School in Kansas City between 1963 and 1964.


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