Diocese: Diocese of Brooklyn
Notes: Arrested 10/14/11 on recent charges of inappropriately touching a 13 yr old boy. Immediately placed on administrative leave. Another boy has made similar allegation. He retired from Good Shepherd Parish in Marine Park in 2009 but still lives in the rectory. He has had multiple strokes and is undergoing chemotherapy for lung cancer. Many blame his medical conditions for his behavior. No indictment 5/12 on criminal charges but remains on leave while diocese continues investigation.
Sources: NY Daily News 1.3.12; Sheepshead Bites 1.4.12; CBS New York 10.14.11; NBC New York 10.14.11; WABC 10.14.11; NY 1 10.15.11; NY Times 10.15.11; NY Daily News 10.16.11; The Gothamist 10.16.11; Brooklyn Daily 10.17.11; Brooklyn Daily 10.18.11; CBS New York 10.23.11; Brooklyn Daily 10.24.11; Brooklyn Daily 05.11.12; SNAP Statement 05.11.12; http://bishop-accountability.org/