Sr. Andre

Diocese: Archdiocese of Newark

Religious Order: Dominican Sisters of the Third Order of St. Dominic


In a 1967 meeting between parents and mother superior of order, accused of sexually abusing a girl beginning in 1965 at age 12. Letters turned over by the Dominicans reportedly confirmed the accusation. Church paid for counseling; in 1989 the victim committed suicide. Sr. Andre had worked in 2 other dioceses before Newark and was transferred to CT in 1967.


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