Diocese: Diocese of Brooklyn
Notes: One of 12 priests and one brother named in 10/02 lawsuit re sexual abuse. Accused of abuse of 4 men; he denied charges. Served as chaplain at an all girls school for 17 years (since 1984) but was placed on leave by the Diocese in 2002. Named as abuser of1 person in suit filed 10/03 by 27 plaintiffs alleging abuse by 24 priests. Another man was to claim abuse but killed himself just before suit filed.
Sources: NY Daily News 04.17.02; Newsday 04.18.02; NY Daily News 04.18.02; NY Times 04.18.02; Newsday 10.16.02; NY Times 10.16.02; USA Today 11.11.02; Newsday 09.25.03; Newsday 10.02.03; Queens Chronicle 10.09.03; http://bishop-accountability.org/