Monthly Archives: December 2016

Fr. Robert Ferro

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  In massive civil suit filed 10/03, 27 victims allege abuse by 24 priests, including Ferro. One plaintiff says that Ferro sexually abused him in 1977-1978. Ferro was responsible for the teen center and the altar … Continue reading

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Fr. Romano Ferraro

    Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn (also worked in the Diocese of Rockville Centre, Archdiocese of New York and Archdiocese of St. Louis SPECIAL INVESTIGATION:  Fr. Romano Ferraro Documents in Part 1: Ferraro Family 1940 Census 1952 Letter from Pastor … Continue reading

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Fr. Anthony Failla

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  Failla is accused of abusing a youth in mid 1970s. Boy lived in rectory because his mother had died. Three nuns say they told officials of diocese in 1996. He was told to stop working … Continue reading

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Fr. Enrique Diaz Jimenez

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  From Colombia, he was arrested 1990 and pled guilty 1991 to abusing 3 boys 1984-1989. Sentenced to 5 yrs probation and 4 month prison sentence where he was allowed to leave on weekends to celebrate … Continue reading

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Fr. Michael Dempsey

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  Dempsey, executive director of pastoral communications at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church in Forest Hills, was placed on leave 1/10 pending federal investigation of charges that he violated Internet child pornography laws. Immigration and … Continue reading

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Fr. Harold Cox

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  Named in massive civil suit filed 10/03 where 27 victims allege abuse by 24 priests. One man alleged that Cox sexually abused him from 1956 until approximately 1958 or 1959, when he was an 11 … Continue reading

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Fr. Augusto Cortez

    Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Religious Order:  Vincentian Fathers Notes:  Arrested 6/08, charged with touching breast of 12-yr-old girl 5/29/08. Worked with students at St.John the Baptist School in Bushwick. Per The Tablet 3/1/08, had been working at Centro … Continue reading

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Fr. James Collins

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes: One of 12 priests and one brother named in 10/02 lawsuit re sexual abuse. Accused of abuse of 4 men; he denied charges. Served as chaplain at an all girls school for 17 years (since 1984) … Continue reading

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Fr. Nicholas Capua

    Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  Placed on leave without privileges in late May, 2007 after diocese deemed credible allegations that he had abused several minors in mid 1970s. Capua denied the allegations. Matter was to be referred to … Continue reading

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Fr. Frank Capellupo

    Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  Often held late-night parties in rectory for teenage boys. Bishop Daily was informed of this fact by at least two priests but did nothing. In 2000 Capellupo was arrested for allegedly sodomizing a … Continue reading

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