Diocese: Archdiocese of New York, Diocese of Steubenville
Notes: Started as a member of a religious order, left for 3 yrs to be a nurse, and then was ordained as priest in Steubenville OH Diocese. On duty outside the diocese at various NY dioceses beginning 1990. Accused of inappropriately touching 17 yr old boy 1/06on Staten Island. Placed on leave 3/06; faculties removed 6/06. Archdiocese announced 6/08 that church court had cleared him and directed that he be returned to ministry. Vatican affirmed. He will return to former assignment as of 7/1/08.