List of Priests Accused of Abuse in Brooklyn - Clergy Sexual Abuse Lawyer NY

On February 15, 2019, the Diocese of Brooklyn released over 100 names of priests who were credibly accused of sexual abuse. If you were sexually abused as a child by a priest, deacon or any other member of the Catholic Church, you are not aloneWe are here to help you.  Please fill out our confidential online contact form or call Toll Free 1-866-777-2557 and an NY Sexual Abuse Lawyer will get back to you within 24 hours to discuss your possible case.   Help is available nationwide.  There is no cost to investigate and there are no legal fees unless you receive financial compensation.  Making the call is sometimes the hardest step, but it is often a necessary step on the road to healing.  Below is a List of Priests Accused of Abuse in Brooklyn

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List of Brooklyn Priests Accused of Abuse by Diocese

Credibility deemed by Diocesan Review Board Determination and/or Admission on behalf of the cleric.

Sheehan, Daniel J.
Kayser, George
Raveneau, Ricardo
Titone, Robert A.
Hassan, Joseph
Salamone, Michael
Dwyer, John R.
Nohilly, Thomas
Guiry, Robert
Capillo, John D.
Lara, James R.
Stack, George J.
Collins, James P.
Hauser, John
Pugliese, Joseph
Manzo, Francis
Capua, Nicholas J.
Coleman, Christopher L.
McCloud, Henry
Failla, Anthony
Ferraro, Romano J.
Acciarito, Anthony
Authenrieth, William L.
Abrams, John L.
McLoughlin, John
Purcell, Arthur D.
Morrow, Thomas O.
Lukianiuk, Andrezj
Petekiewicz, Robert P. transitional deacon
Capellupo, Francis
Otero, Cornelius
Wicks, Kenneth
O’Rourke, Thomas J.
McElroy, Herbert
Connolly, Eugene A.
McConnin, Robert
Gallo, Vincent
Maurer, Edward L.
Byrns, Joseph P.
Huckemeyer, Edward J. (Deacon)
Bals, John
Ryan, Barry J.
Bedoya, Hugo F.
Voiland, George
Minichello, Arthur
Sickler, James
McNicholas, Edward
Placa, Stephen
Frost, James I.
Mulhall, Francis X.
Brady, Thomas F.
Brennan, Edward
Ferro, Robert
Vazhappily, Paul
Prochaski, Adam
O’Brien, James T.
Aufiero, Louis
Russo, James E.
Callahan, Brian
Sforza, Vincent
Zatarga, George
Weber, Joseph J.
Smith, James T.
Keller, Brian
Finger, William
Sexton, Patrick O.

Diocese of Brooklyn Clergy who were Deceased/or Resigned prior to a Finding of Credibility

Osborne, Martin
McGlynn, William
Loringhitus, John J.
Wilders, George
Houston, William
Tahaney, James
Cummings, William
Crownley, Lawrence
Kraus, Charles
Walsh, Edward
McCue, Webster J.
Lahey, Joseph
Padian, John
Sullivan, James E.
Stegman, Raymond
Verrengio, Rocco
Petroski, Ronald
Yander, Benjamin
Dougherty, Msgr. Thomas David
Gotimer, James
Hagerty, Thomas
Gillen, Francis
King, Michael
Denning, Joseph P. (Bishop)
Burke, Edward
Gowdy, James
Rodriguez, Robert
Strianese, Frederick
Kelly, Thomas
Simonettti, Gennaro
Stonebridge, John
Soister, John
Klein, Adolph
Brown, Douglas
Reilly, Francis
Cross, John (Msgr.)
Conroy, Michael
Smyth, James P.
Thompson, John A.
Cox, Harold
Wildgruber, Francis

For a List of Diocesan Clergy for whom the Diocese received allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor click here

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