Fr. Francis Stinner




Diocese:  Archdiocese of New York

Summary of Assignments:

  • Ordained; 1967
  • Immaculate Conception, Port Jervis, NY; 1968-72
  • John S. Burke Catholic High School, Goshen, NY; 1973-1980
  • John F. Kennedy High School, Somers, NY; 1981-89
  • Not indexed in the Directory; 1989
  • St. Joseph’s, Bronxville, NY; 1991-97
  • Not listed in the Directory; 1998-2001
  • Laicized; July 2005

Note: Years in parentheses indicate editions of the Official Catholic Directory. Because of the publication schedule of the Directory, a priest listed at a parish in a given year was also likely at that parish for part of the previous year.

Notes:  First complaint received 1988. Parents complained again 1995 when learned he was still active. Removed from assignment 1997 after abuse allegation became public. Archdiocese paid large settlement but never turned investigative report over to police. Began saying mass again but this privilege was removed in 2002. At least 10 victims. Laicized 2005.

Sources:  Journal News (NY) 4.10.02 (in collection of articles); New York Daily News and Journal News 3.22.02 (in collection of articles); Times Herald-Record 04.10.02; Times Herald-Record 04.12.02; Times Herald-Record 04.21.02; USA Today 11.11.02; Republican 03.14.04; Journal News 07.09.05; Newsday 07.09.05; Times-Herald Record 07.20.05; Times Herald-Record 10.07.12


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