Fr. Michael G. Campanalonga

Diocese: Archdiocese of Newark


Accused of molesting and abusing three brothers in late 60’s/early 70s including on trip to California. He was permanently suspended in 1993 after refusing psychiatric evaluation after allegations of sexual abuse were made. Two of the three brothers sued him in 1994. SOL stopped legal action and case dismissed 2002 after several appeals. Named publicly as accused by the archdiocese on its list 2/13/19. Multiple victims noted. Permanently removed from ministry.


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