Fr. Edward Stapleton (Edmundite) – Diocese of Burlington

Father Edward Stapleton 

Diocese of Burlington

Ordained: 1948

Died: 1983

Assigned as follows:

  • St. Michael’s College (Cochester, VT)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Edward Stapleton:

Father Edward Stapleton, an Edmundite priest, served in parishes in Florida, Alabama, Connecticut and in Vermont. According to media reports, in 2004, he was accused of child sexual abuse in Vermont in 1974. He died in 1983.

In August 2019, his name appeared publicly on the Edmundite order’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

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