Fr. Joseph McHugh

Diocese: Diocese of Trenton


Accused of molesting 9 yr old boy in 1996; placed on leave then. In 2005 he pleaded guilty and in 4/06 was sentenced to 5 yrs probation on lesser charge so boy would not have to testify. Civil suit was filed and settled. Has not had privileges to serveas a priest since 1996.


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