Fr. Horacio Daniel Medina

Diocese: Archdiocese of Newark


Native of Honduras, ordained for the Newark archdiocese. Quietly placed on leave in 2002. Arrested in 2004, charged with abuse of 14-year-old boy in 1999. Pled guilty in 2008. Sentenced to three years probation. Privileges withdrawn. Name became public 9/08 after “confidential” memo from archdiocese to all bishops warning them he had no privileges. Laicization announced 9/3/13. On archdiocese’s list 2/13/19. Multiple victims noted.


SNAP Press Release 09.11.08Star-Ledger 09.11.08Jersey Journal 09.12.08Star-Ledger 12.14.08Star-Ledger 12.05.10Star-Ledger 12.06.10NJ com 09.03.13; NJToday 09.03.13; SNAP Response 09.03.13; The Record 09.03.13Archdiocese of Newark List 02.13.19Archdiocese of Newark Tobin Letter 02.13.19;