Fr. Francis X. Dennehy

Diocese: Diocese of Paterson


Man says he was abused by Dennehy and another priest in 1950s-1960s when he was a boy. Told Diocese in 2002. Filed civil suit 7/04. Suit settled for $50K and counseling in 2005. Plaintiff claims knowledge of at least one other individual abused by Dennehy who refused to come forward. Died in 1980s.


Herald News 07.24.03The Record 07.29.04PRWeb 04.22.05Star-Ledger 07.12.05;