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Group names Irish priests accused of child sexual abuse

Helen McGonigle held a photo of herself as a child around the time she was abused by a priest named Brendan Smyth in East Greenwich, R.I. Stephen Sheehan held the photo of her abuser. Helen McGonigle held a photo of herself as a child around the time she was abused by a priest named Brendan Smyth in East Greenwich, R.I. Stephen Sheehan held the photo of her abuser. (Bill Greene/ Globe Staff)
By Meghan E. Irons
Globe Staff / December 29, 2009

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They came with a list of names: All are priests. All have ties to Ireland. All are accused of sexually abusing children in the United States. (Full article: 676 words)

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