Priest convicted of raping boy in 1980s at Ipswich camp


A Roman Catholic priest was convicted of five counts of child rape for assaulting a boy on multiple occasions between 1981 and 1982 in Ipswich, the Essex district attorney’s office said Wednesday.

The Rev. Richard McCormick, 73, was convicted by a jury Wednesday in Lawrence Superior Court after a four-day trial, District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett’s office said in a statement.

The rapes occurred while the boy...

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  • Iain Pattison
    commented 2014-11-14 14:13:10 -0600
    The problem with Roman Catholic priests like this is that they are so big headed and they don’t know it, they are ignorant of themselves. Also they are totally selfish. Why isn’t selfishness one of the seven deadly sins, as expounded by the Roman Catholic System. Paul often speaks against selfishness in the New Testament so why isn’t selfishness included as one of the deadly sins.
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