Fr. Philip J. Higgins – Diocese of Richmond

| Mar 4, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Philip J. Higgins

Diocese of Richmond

Ordained: 1973

Removed: 2004

Died: 2007

Assigned as follows:

  • Our Lady of Lourdes (Richmond, VA)
  • Saint Victoria (Hurt, VA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Philip J. Higgins:

Father Philip J. Higgins‘ name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Richmond’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. He was removed in 2004 and died in 2007.

The Diocese of Richmond has provided no information about the nature of the allegation(s) against Higgins, such as the age/gender of the victim(s) or Higgins’ assignment at the time of the alleged abuse.

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