Fr. Thomas O’Rourke

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn

Notes:  Named in 10/02 lawsuit with 11 other priests and a religious brother where 43 men and women say they were abused. Suit says he repeatedly sexually abused an altar boy at Corpus Christi Church in Woodside, NY where he was assigned in 1960s. Also named in 10/03 suit where 27 victims allege abuse by 24 priests. 1 said he was sexually abused in 1974 on a trip to the Naval Academy. Later another claimed abuse in 1960s. O’Rourke died 1998.

Sources:  Catholic Standard 5 30 02; NY Times 06.16.98; Newsday 10.16.02; Newsday 10.02.03; Queens Chronicle 10.09.03http://bishop-accountability.org/

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