Fr. Richard Earley (Josephite) – Diocese of Richmond

Father Richard Earley

Diocese of Richmond

Ordained: 1937

Removed: 1988

Died: Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Richard Earley:

Father Richard Earley was a priest of the Saint Joseph’s Society of the Sacred Heart. According to media reports, in February 2019, his name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Richmond’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. No additional information was provided by the Richmond Diocese, such as the number of allegations against Earley, or the age/gender of his victim(s). 

According to the Richmond Diocese, Earley is deceased. 

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