Fr. Gerald P. Ruane

Diocese: Archdiocese of Newark


Accused in 2002 of abuse of a boy in the 1970s-1980s. Archdiocesan investigators found allegations credible. Allowed to retire in 2004 without privileges. Name released in 2005 after he celebrated public mass. Died 8/15/15. On archdiocese’s list 2/13/19. Multiple alleged victims noted.


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