Fr. James H. McConnell – Diocese of Richmond

Father James H. McConnell

Diocese of Richmond

Ordained: 1924

Died: 1969

Assigned as follows:

  • Sacred Heart (Norfolk, VA)
  • Saint Francis of Assisi (Staunton, VA)
  • Saint Mary Star of the Sea, Fort Monroe (Hampton, , VA)
  • US Army, Fort Eustis (Newport News, VA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father James H. McConnell:

According to media reports, in February 2019, Father James H. McConnell’s name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Richmond’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. He died in 1969. The allegation was reported after his death.

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