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Archdiocese didn't tell schools priest in sex abuse probe was their new neighbor

Sep 21, 2018 - Chicago Sun-Times

When a student reported last year that she had seen an image of a naked boy on the Rev. Richard McGrath's cellphone, the priest, who was president of Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox, was asked by the school and the police to hand over the phone.

McGrath refused, which officials say effectively killed an investigation by the police. Their focus later turned to accusations that the priest sexually abused another student at the far southwest suburban school in the 1990s - alleg...