Diocese: Archdiocese of New York
Notes: In 6/16 a 78-yr-old woman stated publicly that Hyland sexually abused her when she was 11 to 14 yrs-old. The woman, who went on to become a sister of St. Francis, said Hyland stepped in to help the family after one of her sisters was struck by a car and died. She said he would take her and two other sisters to plays, the circus, and such. She also said told the archdiocese of the abuse when she was age 40, and the two priests who interviewed her asked her what she did “to activate his interest” in her. He died 5/20/95.