Diocese: Archdiocese of New York
Religious Order: Society of African Missions
Notes: Lynch & Br. Timothy Brady were accused in 1987 of abuse of 3 14 yr old boys at Mount St. Michael Academy in the Bronx. Lynch, a native of Ireland and former campus chaplain, returned to Ireland when the investigation began. Indicted in 1988. At criminal trial in 1989 he claimed he was subject of witch hunt because of his AIDS ministry. Found not guilty at trial because plaintiff’s story kept changing. Returned to London. Still there as of 2012. Admitted 7/12 to being in “gay marriage” for 14 yrs.
Sources: The Independent 4.8.12; United Press International 05.13.88; NY Times 05.14.88; Newsday 05.20.88; Newsday 04.19.89; Newsday 04.20.89; Newsday 02.16.93; Newsday 03.06.93; Huffington Post 07.10.12; Christian Post 07.11.12; http://bishop-accountability.org/