Diocese: Diocese of Brooklyn
Notes: Dempsey, executive director of pastoral communications at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church in Forest Hills, was placed on leave 1/10 pending federal investigation of charges that he violated Internet child pornography laws. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is investigating. 2/11 article says he was never charged but parishioners not told. Bishop has asked Vatican for final decision.
Sources: Your NABE 2.4.10; NY 1 01.26.10; Statement by Diocese of Brooklyn 01.26.10; WABC 01.27.10; NY Daily News 01.28.10; NY Post 01.28.10; Your NABE 02.17.11; Your NABE 04.21.11; http://bishop-accountability.org/