Fr. John P. Kelly

Diocese: Diocese of Camden


Accused of abuse of 6 youths in 70s and 80s in 1994 RICO lawsuit. 1 claimant settled for $25,000. and 3 others were part of 3/03 settlement. Removed from ministry 1992 and died same year. Another civil suit filed 3/05 alleged molestation by Kelly and abuse by 2 other priests. Spent time in Brazil at some point.


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