Tag Archives: Diocese of Brooklyn

Fr. Daniel Babis

Diocese:  Diocese of Rockville Centre, Diocese of Brooklyn Summary of Assignments: Ordained; 1948 Our Lady of Grace, Howard Beach, NY; 1948-54 Blessed Sacrament, Jackson Heights, NY; 1954-56 Villa Maria convent for Dominican sisters, Water Mill, NY; Chaplain, 1956-57 St. Philip … Continue reading

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Fr. Vincent Zollo

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  Named as defendant in lawsuit filed in Brooklyn where 26 people allege abuse by twelve priests and one religious brother. Lawsuit says Zollo abused a male parishioner at Our Lady of Grace in Howard Beach … Continue reading

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Fr. George Zatarga

    Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  Zatarga was placed on leave by Diocese 12/07 after admitting to “inappropriate behavior” with as many as 5 youths in 1970s. Victims included 3 brothers. Latest allegations involve an 18 yr old youth … Continue reading

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Fr. John Thompson

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  Sued 2003. Accused of sexually harassing a female principal of school. Also accused of having his male lover (young) live with him and of stealing over $100,000 from Diocese. Sources:  Complaint in Cause No. 16447-02; … Continue reading

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Fr. George Stack

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  One of 12 priests and a religious brother named as perpetrators in lawsuit filed against Brooklyn Diocese in Oct. 2002 by 43 plaintifffs. One man says he was abused in 1976 (1979?) at Cathedral Prep … Continue reading

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Fr. Protasio Soares

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  Woman wrote letter to NY Times in Dec. 1997 claiming abuse by Soares, a priest from Goa India in late 1950s. He is now retired and living in Mysore, India. She complained to Diocese and … Continue reading

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Fr. James Smith

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Summary of Assignments: Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Whitestone, NY; 1965 Our Lady of Hope, Middle Village, NY Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Astoria, NY St. Kevin Church, Flushing, NY; 1989-2002 Notes:  Prior to 2002, … Continue reading

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Fr. James Sickler

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  In massive civil suit filed Oct 1, 2003 27 victims allege abuse by 24 priests, including Sickler. One man says he was sexually abused by Sickler from 1959 to 1961. Plaintiff was 14. Sickler asked … Continue reading

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Fr. Vincent Sforza

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  In massive divil suit filed Oct 1, 2003 27 victims allege abuse by 24 priests, including Sforza. One plaintiff says that he was sexually abused by Sforza from 1967 to 1968. Oct. 2003 article says … Continue reading

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Fr. Patrick Sexton

Diocese:  Diocese of Brooklyn Notes:  Complaint made 1983 and he underwent counseling. 1 man filed civil suit 2001 alleging abuse 22 yrs previously. Total of 3 victims known by June, 2002. Male plaintiff alleged abuse by Sexton from approx. 1982-1985 … Continue reading

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