Fr. John C. Albino

Diocese:  Archdiocese of New York

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1990-1993:  St. Elizabeth’s; Manhattan, NY
  • 1993-1995:  St. John Evangelist; Beacon, NY
  • 1995-1997:  St. Margaret Mary; Bronx, NY
  • 1998:  Not listed in the 1998 Catholic Directory; News reports place Albino at St. Simon Stock, Bronx, NY
  • 1999-2001:  St. Patrick’s; Staten Island, NY
  • 2002:  Leave of Absence

Notes:  Albino was one of four priests who reportedly paid a 16-year-old boy for sexual favors between 1996 and 1998. Albino was also accused of participating in group masturbation with the other priests while the boy watched. A lawsuit was filed in 2000 and settled by 2002. Albino was reportedly sent to a treatment facility and later “removed from ministry.”

Source:  NY Post 06.23.01; NY Post 06.23.01; NY Post 06.24.01; NY Post 06.25.01; NY Post 06.28.01; Associated Press 09.14.02; USA Today 11.11.02; Staten Island Advance 06.22.06 Assignment Record

Note: Years listed indicate editions of the Official Catholic Directory. Because of the publication schedule of the Directory, a priest listed at a parish in a given year was also likely at that parish for part of the previous year.