Fr. Bruce Ritter

Diocese:  Archdiocese of New York

Religious Order:  Franciscan

Notes:  Formed Covenant House in Greenwich Village in early 70s as shelter and foundation for homeless and troubled youth. Complaints of abuse date back as far as 1950s. Complaints documented in book, “Broken Covenant” by C. Sennott, 1992. Civil suit. Resigned 1990 after allegations. Died 1999.

Sources:  NY Times 10.12.99; NY Times 01.12.03; Republican 03.10.04http://bishop-accountability.org/

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