Religious Order: Marist Brothers
Notes: Marist brother working in NY Archdiocese. Now retired and living in MO facility. Accused in 2009 suit of abuse of a boy in NJ for a period of 5 yrs from 1977-1983. Suit filed in Fed. Court in Delaware since two incidences occurred in 1981 in DE during trip to Washington DC. Galligan testified in video deposition that he did abuse the Plaintiff and others. Trial held 11/13. Jury awarded $2.4M against Galligan. Plaintiff does not expect to collect but wants suit against NY and Order reinstated.
Sources: Decision in Elliot v Archdiocese of New York, 06.12.12; News Journal 11.18.13; WDEL (AP) 11.18.13; Delmarva Public Radio 11.19.13; Star-Ledger 11.19.13; USA Today Video 11.19.13; http://www.bishop-accountability.org/