Diocese: Diocese of Brooklyn
Notes: Zatarga was placed on leave by Diocese 12/07 after admitting to “inappropriate behavior” with as many as 5 youths in 1970s. Victims included 3 brothers. Latest allegations involve an 18 yr old youth and events in 2007. Zatarga has been sent for counseling. Police are asking other victims to come forward. Zatarga kept a “travel log” of his 1976 trips with teenage boys and often mentioned the “unique physiques” of the different boys.
Sources: New York Daily News 12.04.07; Daily News 01.06.08; Brooklyn Daily Eagle 01.07.08; Times Union 01.08.08; Post-Star 01.09.08; Daily News 01.11.08; Post-Star 02.14.08; Albany Times Union 02.15.08; NY Daily News 04.06.08; http://bishop-accountability.org/