Accused NJ Clergy

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Diocese of Camden

Name: Barber, Joseph P.
Year: ?
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of raping a 6-year-old girl in 1961 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel parish.

Source: The Record 11.02.94; Courier Post 04.14.02; Star-Ledger 03.14.03


Name: Bender, Claude J.
Year: 1955
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a boy during the 1970s. Deceased as of 1991.

Source: Civil Suit: Atlantic Cty, NJ; # ATL-L-004059; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


Name: Bernard, John P.
Year: 1962
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a minor from 1972-1977. Later, he became a military chaplain until his retirement in 1992.

Source: Courier Post 04.14.02; Courier Post 07.20.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.21.02; Star-Ledger 03.14.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


Name: Blaszczynski, R. Henry
Year: 1941
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accusation involves abusing a girl in 1950's or 60's.

Source: New Jersey Provincial Directory, 2011, p. 205; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


Bober

Name: Bober, Marjan L.
Year: 1963
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of abuse by one minor.

Source: Atlantic Cty, NJ; # ATL-L-004059; Dignity Memorial 07.23.17


Name: Brennan, Joseph J.
Year: 1945
Outcome: Settled
City: Camden, NJ

Note: A boy claims he was abused from ages 12-14 at St. Maurices in Brooklawn, NJ starting in 1957. Brennan was also assigned to parishes in Ocean City, Somers Point, Westmont, Brooklawn, Camden, and Swedesboro.

Source: BishopAccountability 03.28.16; Boston Globe 03.28.16; Boston Globe 03.28.16; Bostoncom 03.28.16; The Courier-Post 03.28.16; The Patch 03.28.16; WBUR 03.28.16; WBUR 03.28.16; NJcom 03.30.16

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Name: Clements, Gerald P.
Year: 1970
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accusation by a 12-year-old boy of abuse in 1970's

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


Name: Connelly, Norman T.
Year: 1965
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing at least 3 boys.

Source: Courier Post 04.14.02; Star Ledger 05.14.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 06.21.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.21.02; Star-Ledger 03.14.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


Connor

Name: Connor, John P.
Year: 1962
Outcome: Settled
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Arrested in Camden in 1984 for abusing a 14 yo boy. Later accused of abusing a boy aged 12 to 14 from 1985-1988 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Source: Memo to Bishop Bevilacqua, 09.11.85; Philadelphia Inquirer 04.21.02; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.28.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 09.17.05; Philadelphia Grand Jury Report 09.21.05; Philadelphia Grand Jury Report Case Study 09.21.05; Philadelphia Grand Jury Report--Section III, 09.21.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 09.22.05; PittsburghChannel 09.22.05; Pittsburgh Post Gazette 09.23.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05; Philadelphia Grand Jury Final Presentment 02.10.11; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.07.11; BIshopAccountability 03.28.16; Boston Globe 03.28.16; Boston Globe 03.28.16; Bostoncom 03.28.16; The Patch 03.28.16; WBUR 03.28.16; WBUR 03.28.16; Morning Call 03.29.16; SNAP 03.29.16; Tribune-Review 03.29.16; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 04.03.16; PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18; Press of Atlantic City 08.22.18

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record; PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18


D'Amico

Name: D'Amico, Michael H.
Year: 1964
Outcome: Accused
City: Camden, NJ

Note: In 2005, he was accused of abusing a 13-year- old boy in 1964 at Most Holy Redeemer in Westville Grove.

Source: Gloucester County Times 10.08.05; Star-Ledger 10.08.05; NBC10 10.11.05; New York Newsday (AP) 10.11.05; Press of Atlantic City 10.11.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05; Press of Atlantic City 06.14.10

Assignments: Diocese of Camden Press Release 10.7.05


Name: Davis, Charles J.
Year: 1962
Outcome: Accused
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused in 2002 of sexually abusing a boy in 1962-64. Was also teaching in another Camden parish, a Trenton parish as extern, and missionary assignment in Brazil. Also served as an Army reserve chaplain.

Source: Camden diocesan tribunal correspondence 2003-2005; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05

Assignments: Detailed BA.org Assignment Record


Name: Flemming, Francis J.
Year: 1961
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing at least two men beginning in 1960. One claims that Flemming put a gun to his head and threatened to kill him if he told.

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer 11.01.94; Courier Post 04.14.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.21.02; Star-Ledger 03.14.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


Name: Hardin, Roy T.
Year: 1964
Outcome: Accused
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Man claims that he was abused in 1976 after seeking counseling from Hardin.

Source: Associated Press 09.19.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


Harkins

Name: Harkins, Thomas M.
Year: 1971
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing at least two girls in 1979-1980 and another girl multiple times from 1980-1981 at St. Anthony of Pudua.

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05; Courier Post 05.17.12; CBS Philly 05.24.12; SNAP Statement 05.25.12; New York Daily News 05.26.12; Philadelphia Inquirer 08.20.12; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.01.12; ABC News 10.02.12; Courier Post 07.05.13; Courthouse News Service 07.09.13; Courier-Post 07.14.13; South Jersey Times 07.19.13; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.29.13; Courier-Post 03.26.14; SNAP Statement 03.26.14; Courier-Post 06.27.14; Courier-Post 03.28.16


Hopkins

Name: Hopkins, James Francis
Year: 1968
Outcome: Convicted
City: Camden, NJ

Note: 15 years after transferring from the Pittsburgh Diocese to Camden in 1973, parents complained that Hopkins was showing inappropriate behavior towards their son. 11 years later, his brother came forward as also having been abused. Hopkins was also accused in 2012 of "performing a medical exam" on a freshman student at St. Fidelis Seminary High School decades prior.

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer 10.06.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.09.02; Courier Post 04.16.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 04.16.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 04.16.03; Courier Post 04.18.03; Newsday 05.06.03; Courier Post 08.02.03; Star Ledger 01.15.04; Courier Post 08.07.04; Courier Post 09.18.04; Philly com 12.20.04; NBC10 03.04.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.05.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05; PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18

Assignments: PA Grand Jury Report Profile 08.14.18


Name: Hudson, Francis "Frank" X.
Year: 1974
Outcome: Accused
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a student in 1975.

Source: Diocese of Camden Press Release 11.04.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 11.05.05; Press of Atlantic City 11.08.05


Igle

Name: Igle, Edward A.
Year: 1974
Outcome: Settled
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of sexually abusing at least two boys in the 70's, including raping a 14-year-old boy over the course of 3 years.

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.16.15

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Name: Kelly, John P.
Year: 1962
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing at least 6 kids through the 1970's and 1980's. A 2005 civil suit alleged he also abused another child with 2 other priests.

Source: Courier Post 4.1.05; Courier Post 04.14.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 05.14.02; Star Ledger 05.14.02; Class Action Reporter 05.16.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 05.20.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 06.21.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.21.02; Star-Ledger 03.14.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.31.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


Manuppella

Name: Manuppella, Anthony J.
Year: 1976
Outcome: Accused
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of making unwelcome advances and discussing homosexual lifestyle with seminary student and taking him to gay bars.

Source: Brief in McKelvey v Pierce, 51,840 (New Jersey 2001); New Jersey Provincial Directory, 2011, p 228; Courier Post 03.24.99; Daily Journal 11.08.99; Daily Journal 06.03.00


Name: Mathews, Philip A.
Year: 1967
Outcome: Settled
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Allegedly abused a ten-year-old boy at a hotel in Atlantic City in 1966.

Source: BishopAccountability 03.28.16; Boston Globe 03.28.16; Boston Globe 03.28.16; Bostoncom 03.28.16; The Courier-Post 03.28.16; The Patch 03.28.16; WBUR 03.28.16; WBUR 03.28.16; NJcom 03.30.16

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Name: McCloskey, Francis A.
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing one boy and years later, the boy's daughter.

Source: Atlanta Cty, NJ; Cause # ATL-L-004059; New Jersey Provincial Directory, 2011, p. 204


McElroy

Name: McElroy, Jr., John J.
Year: 1985
Outcome: Convicted
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Convicted in 1989 of abusing a 12-year-old boy.

Source: McElroy v. Guilfoyle, 589 A.2d 1082 (N.J. Super.; Washington Post 02.10.90; New Jersey Law Journal 05.30.91; Courier Post 12.01.92; Philadelphia Inquirer 01.11.94; Legal Intelligencer 12.15.99; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.21.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


McGarvey

Name: McGarvey, Joseph
Year: 1950
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing three teenagers from 1965-1972.

Source: Superior Court of NJ (CA No. ALT-L-4059); Courier Post 06.10.93; NY Times 06.11.93; Washington Post 06.11.93; Philadelphia Inquirer 06.16.93; Courier Post 10.09.93; NY Times 10.13.93; Philadelphia Inquirer 01.11.94; Philadelphia Inquirer 01.11.94; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


McIntyre

Name: McIntyre, James P.
Year: 1971
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Sued in lawsuit which claimed he abused minors at the church several times. Two brothers also accused him of abusing them in 1963-1968.

Source: Superior Court of NJ (CA No. ALT-L-4059); Philadelphia Inquirer 11.01.94; The Record (AP) 11.02.94; Philadelphia Inquirer 11.04.94; Courier Post 04.12.02; Courier Post 04.14.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.21.02; Star-Ledger 03.14.03; Northeast Obits 08.11.04


Name: Millard, Daniel F. M.
Outcome: Accused
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Niece accused him of abusing her when she was a child, beginning when she was five and continuing for 8 years.

Source: Superior Court of NJ (CA No. ALT-L-4059); Daily Record 10.24.04; Telegram & Gazette 07.19.05; Telegram & Gazette 07.26.05; Boston Globe 08.31.05; Telegram & Gazette 11.03.05


Name: Morel, John J.
Year: 1969
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: In 1993, a man alleged that he was abused from 1973 to 1981.

Source: Atlantic County, NJ; # ATL-L-004059-94


Nwoga

Name: Nwoga, Laserian
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of fondling a 17 year old girl.

Source: Archdiocese for Military Services Newsletter, 2005; New Jersey Provincial Directory, 2011, p196; The Press 08.19.02; Courier Post 10.08.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.09.02; Archdiocese for Military Services Newsletter 04.30.07


Name: O'Sullivan, John J.
Year: 1950
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Has no specific allegations, but was named in the 1994 RICO pleading as a known abuser.

Source: Atlantic Cty, NJ; # ATL-L-004059-94


Orsini

Name: Orsini, Joseph
Year: 1964
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of fondling minor age boy multiple times

Source: Courier-Post 04.14.02; Star-Ledger 03.14.03


Osinski

Name: Osinski, Peter J.
Year: 1969
Outcome: Convicted
City: Camden, NJ

Note: In 1998 he plead guilty to abusing a 6 year old boy over the course of 7 years.

Source: Asbury Park Press 4.4.02; Star-Ledger 3.6.98; Star-Ledger 10.06.97; Star-Ledger 10.07.97; Star-Ledger 07.30.98; The Record 04.14.02; NY Times 04.16.02; The Record 04.18.02; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; New York Times 06.13.02; National Catholic Reporter 11.08.02; National Catholic Reporter 02.20.04; Philadelphila Inquirer 10.16.05


Pisik

Name: Pisik, Timothy E.
Year: 1974
Outcome: Convicted
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Convicted in 1991 for sexually assaulting a 16 year old. Also named as abuser in several other suits.

Source: Courier Post 4.1.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 03.31.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05; Post Standard 06.23.06


Name: Rigney, Dennis J.
Year: 1947
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused with two other priests of abusing two brothers from 1963-1978.

Source: Atlantic Cty, NJ; # ATL-L-004059-94; Philadelphia Inquirer 11.01.94; Courier Post 04.14.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.21.02; Courier Post 01.16.03; Star-Ledger 01.16.03; Star-Ledger 03.14.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


Rigney

Name: Rigney, Philip T.
Year: 1949
Outcome: Settled
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Monsignor. Accused of allowing child molesters freely flow into Camden diocese. Rigney himself is named as an accuser in 3 lawsuits, including the abuse of 2 boys, which was reported in 1984.

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer 11.01.94; Courier Post 04.02.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 04.02.02; Palm Beach Post 04.06.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 04.09.02; Courier Post 04.10.02; Courier Post 04.14.02; Star Ledger 04.16.02; Sun-Sentinel 04.16.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 04.17.02; Star Leger 04.19.02; Sun-Sentinel 04.24.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 05.05.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.21.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 11.05.02; Star-Ledger 03.14.03; Palm Beach Post 02.28.04; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


Name: Ryan, James R.
Year: 1966
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Ryan allegedly threatened a boy and his family if anyone told of abuse that Ryan and two other priests subjected the boy to in the late 80's.

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer 03.31.05; Courier Post 04.01.05


Name: Scott, Augustus
Outcome: Accused
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of sexually abusing 16 year old between 1969-70 in his car.

Source: BishopAccountability.org 04.11.12; Coshocton Tribune 04.11.12


Name: Seidenberg, Augustine J.
Year: 1948
Outcome: Accused
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused by 5 women of abuse which included fondling during confessions and forcing them to sit on his lap while he masturbated.

Source: Atlantic Cty, NJ; # ATL-L-004059-94; New Jersey Provincial Directory, 2011, p. 206; Philadelphia Inquirer 11.01.94; The Record (AP) 11.02.94; Courier Post 04.14.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.21.02; Star-Ledger 03.14.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


Name: Shannon, Joseph E.
Year: 1961
Outcome: Sued
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a 12 year old alter boy until he was 27. Accused of abusing at least 2 others.

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer 01.11.94; Philadelphia Inquirer 01.12.94; Philadelphia Inquirer 11.01.94; Philadelphia Inquirer 06.21.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.21.02; Star-Ledger 03.14.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 01.27.12; Catholic Star Herald 02.02.12; Courier Post 05.17.12; Courier Post 02.16.13; Courier Post 02.21.13; Courthouse News Service 04.18.13; Courier-Post 08.05.13; Courier-Post 09.26.13; SNAP Statement 09.27.13; Courier-Post 10.07.13; Courier-Post 11.19.13; Courier-Post 03.28.16


Sullivan

Name: Sullivan, Brendan V.
Year: 1960
Outcome: Accused
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a 14 yr old boy in 1981.

Source: NBC40 3.3.10; Philadelphia Inquirer 3.3.10; Press of Atlantic City 3.3.10; Press of Atlantic City 3.5.10; Catholic Star Herald 02.25.10


Name: Titmas, William D.
Year: 1963
Outcome: Accused
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Titmas, along with 2 other priests, were accused of abusing 1 youth between 1972-1977

Source: Courier Post 07.20.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.21.02; Star-Ledger 03.14.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


Weaver

Name: Weaver, Patrick J.
Year: 1963
Outcome: Convicted
City: Camden, NJ

Note: Initially accused in1966; Arrested and convicted for sex crimes in 1985 and 1986.

Source: Courier Post 04.14.02; Star Ledger 04.29.02; Philadelphia Inquirer 07.21.02; Star-Ledger 03.14.03; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05; Philadelphia Inquirer 10.16.05


Diocese of Metuchen

Banko

Name: Banko, John M.
Year: 1972
Outcome: Convicted
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: Charged and convicted in 2002 for molesting 11 year old boy in 1993 and again in 2005 for abusing a boy between 1994-95. Described as "repetitive and compulsive sexual offender."

Source: Star Ledger 08.03.01; Archdiocese of Baltimore 09.25.02; NY Times 01.31.03; New Jersey Times 05.21.03; NY Times 07.16.03; Diocese of Metuchen 02.27.04; Courier News 09.07.06; Express Times 09.07.06; The Times (NJ) 09.07.06; Express Times 09.08.06; Star Ledger 09.08.06; Courier News 11.04.06; Express Times 11.04.06; Express Times 01.27.07; Express Times 05.07.07; Express Times 06.02.07; Home News Tribune 06.30.07; Star Ledger 05.06.08; Star-Ledger 05.13.08; Home News Tribune 09.05.08; Star-Ledger 09.06.08; New Jersey com 03.01.16


Name: Casey, John J.
Year: 1984
Outcome: Accused
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a minor around 1987. No further information provided.

Source: Courier News 5.8.07; MyCentralJersey.com 8.3.08; Courier News 07.12.05; Home News Tribune 07.12.05; NY Times 07.12.05; Star Ledger 07.12.05; Courier News 07.13.05; Courier News 07.19.05; Star-Ledger 10.12.10


Cashman

Name: Cashman, Michael J.
Year: 1975
Outcome: Settled
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: A woman accused Cashman of abusing her daughter, son, and herself in 1978. Found guilty during church trial of abuse in early 80's involving at least 2 minors.

Source: Star Ledger 04.23.02; NY Times 01.31.03; Star Ledger 02.02.03; Press of Atlantic City 03.15.03; Home News Tribune 05.20.03; Diocese of Metuchen 02.27.04; Home News Tribune 07.02.07; Home News Tribune 07.08.07; Home News Tribune 03.20.09; Tribune 02.07.10; PDF of Bishop Statement 07.21.14; Statement by Diocese of Metuchen 07.29.14; SNAP Statement 09.15.14


Cole

Name: Cole, Raymond L.
Year: 1972
Outcome: Cleared
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: Allegedly abused minor in the late 70's

Source: Bishop of Metuchen letter 10.25.13; Star Ledger 10.28.13; Hillsborough Patch 10.29.13; My Central Jersey 10.29.13; My Central New Jersey 11.13.15; NJ website 11.13.15; SNAP 11.13.15; CentralJersey 11.16.15; The Patch 11.16.15; Suburban 11.17.15


Corbesero

Name: Corbesero, Eugene D.
Year: 1962
Outcome: Convicted
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: Convicted of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy in 2006. May have had similar experiences in the 70's.

Source: Star-Ledger 5.9.07; Star-Ledger 6.9.07; Star-Ledger 10.06.07; Home News Tribune 12.26.08; Star-Ledger 12.27.08

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Name: Dolak, Mark
Year: 1979
Outcome: Settled
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing young boy. A woman also claimed she was sexually abused by Dolak starting when she was 13 from 1979-1987, while she was a student at Our Lady of Peace.

Source: Star-Ledger 01.30.03; New York Times 01.31.03; Home News Tribune 05.20.03; Bridgewater Courier News 08.01.18


Duggan

Name: Duggan, Kevin P.
Year: 1987
Outcome: Accused
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: A bishop revealed that Duggan was accused of sexually abusing a developmentally-challenged adult in the early 90's.

Source: MyCentralJersey 11.08.13; NJToday 11.08.13; Star-Ledger 11.08.13


Farrell

Name: Farrell, George A.
Year: 1996
Outcome: Accused
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: Accused of an "isolated incident" of "inappropriate communication" over the Internet with a child in 1997.

Source: Home News Tribune 05.22.03; Star Ledger 05.22.03; Catholic Spirit 05.29.03; Home News Tribune 10.07.04


Name: Giordano, John C.
Year: 1967
Outcome: Accused
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: Allegations of sexual misconduct. No other details provided.

Source: Courier News 5.8.07; Star-Ledger 10.12.10


Huels

Name: Huels, John
Year: 1976
Outcome: Accused
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a 15 year old boy in the 70's. At least one other victim.

Source: Impact Statement of Michael Bland 06.13.02; Chicago Tribune 08.07.02; Washington Post 08.07.02; Commercial Appeal (TN) 11.12.02; Grand Rapid Press 12.14.02; LifeSiteNews 09.09.05; National Catholic Reporter 09.12.18; National Catholic Reporter 09.21.18

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Kuffner

Name: Kuffner, Patrick J.
Year: 2002
Outcome: Accused
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: Accused by 3 people of sexually abusing them as minors.

Source: Diocese of Metuchen 02.25.18; My Central New Jersey 02.26.18; SI LIve 02.26.18; NJ com 02.27.18; Staten Island Advance 02.27.18


Name: Littleton, Gregory J.
Year: 1990
Outcome: Accused
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: Sexual abuse of 2 minors. Littleton also claims to have been abused himself by Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who resigned in 2018 due to abuse allegations.

Source: Charlotte Observer 02.21.04; Star-Ledger 02.22.04; Charlotte Observer 02.24.04; Charlotte Observer 08.26.18; Catholic News Herald 08.28.18


Name: Santillo, Michael P.
Year: 1975
Outcome: Convicted
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: Charged in 1997 of molesting 13-year-old boy ten years prior. Convicted in 1999 of sexually assaulting another youth; at least 3 more victims.

Source: Star Ledger 08.21.97; Star Ledger 08.22.97; Albany Times Union 08.23.97; Star Ledger 08.27.97; Star Ledger 09.19.97; Star Ledger 07.17.98; Star Ledger 10.01.98; Star Ledger 06.11.99; Star Ledger 06.16.99; Star Ledger 11.16.99; Star Ledger 05.24.00; Star-Ledger 01.30.03; NY Times 01.31.03


Name: Spalding, John B.
Outcome: Charged
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: Charged in 2016 for having and viewing child pornography.

Source: New Jersey website 02.18.16; SNAP 02.18.16


Name: Zielinski, Tomasz Adam
Outcome: Convicted
City: Metuchen, NJ

Note: A teen girl told flight attendants that Zielinski was attempting to remove her pants and groping her in 2008 on a trip to Newark.

Source: Star-Ledger 07.11.08; Star-Ledger 07.12.08; Home News Tribune 07.17.08; USA Today 07.17.08; WNBC 07.17.08; Manville News 07.21.08; Star-Ledger 10.02.08; Star-Ledger 01.27.09


Archdiocese of Newark

Name: Andre, Sister
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Dominican Sisters of the Third Order of St. Dominic
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Letters turned over by the Dominicans implicated Sr. Andre of abusing a 12 year old starting in 1965.

Source: Times of Acadiana 08.07.02


Name: Campanalonga, Michael G.
Year: 1962
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Allegedly molested and abused three brothers in late 60's-early 70s, including once on a trip to California.

Source: Star-Ledger 05.25.96; The Record 05.25.96; Star-Ledger 11.18.98; The Record 11.18.98; Record (NJ) 10.23.99; The Record 11.23.99; The Record 03.13.02; USA Today 11.11.02


Capparelli

Name: Capparelli, John M.
Year: 1980
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused by at least 25 men of child pornography depicting boys wrestling in tiny bathing suits.

Source: Star-Ledger 10.16.11; Star-Ledger 10.16.11; Post-Star 10.17.11; WABC 10.17.11; Star-Ledger 10.23.11; Star-Ledger 10.30.11; Star-Ledger 11.01.11; Star-Ledger 11.22.11; Star-Ledger 11.22.11; Star-Ledger 12.16.11; NPR 01.03.12; Star-Ledger 06.30.13; The Record 05.23.14; The Record 05.23.14; Bishop's Response in The Record 05.28.14


Name: Chabak, Robert H.
Year: 1972
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a 15-year-old boy for three years beginning sometime around 1972.

Source: News Release from Archdiocese of Newark 11.25.98; Star Ledger 11.16.04; Star Ledger 07.20.13; ABC 27 07.21.13; Riverdell Patch 07.21.13; Star Ledger 07.21.13; The Republic (AP) 07.21.13; SNAP Statement 07.22.13; The Record 07.22.13; Herald News 07.23.13; The Record 07.23.13; The Record 07.23.13; Spiritual Politics 07.24.13; The Record 07.28.13; Patch 07.29.13; Star-Ledger 11.03.13

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Chaney

Name: Chaney, John B.
Outcome: Settled
Hierarchy: CFC - Congregation of Christian Brothers
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused of abuse by at least two people.

Source: Bergen Catholic Crusader 1965; Edmund Rice Christian Brothers List 06.11.14; BA Information Page 10.31.14; Garabedian Law 10.31.14


Cheplic

Name: Cheplic, Peter A.
Year: 1972
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Had four accusations of abuse against him between 2002-2005. Abuse happened in the 80's.

Source: Jersey Journal 09.19.05; Jersey Journal 09.19.05; NorthJerseycom 10.13.05; Jersey Journal 01.20.06; Jersey Journal 03.21.06; Star Ledger 03.21.06; Star Ledger 05.03.06; Jersey Journal 05.04.06; NorthJerseycom 12.04.08; Daily Record 05.11.09; Star-Ledger 11.03.13


Name: Coakley, Robert "Br. Edmund"
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Franciscan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Both a scoutmaster and teacher, he was accused of abusing 2 brothers, one of whom killed himself at age 12. Also listed in BSA Perversion files.

Source: Schultz v. Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark; San Jose Mercury News 12.30.89; USA Today 11.11.02; NewJersey.Com 05.02.03; Press of Atlantic City 01.27.04; Website: Catholic Scouters & Sexual Abuse, 11.30.07; The Record 11.18.12


Name: Cocozza, Dennis E.
Year: 1975
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused of "sexual improprieties involving a minor"

Source: Bergen Record 04.16.02; Star-Ledger 04.17.02


Name: Crouse, William S.
Year: 1959
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Sons of the Sacred Heart
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Abused/ sodomized a 14-yr-old boy and gave him alcohol with another priest, "fr Ben". Crouse admitted "inappropriate relationship"

Source: PA AG Statement 03.01.16; PA GJ FBI Timeline 03.01.16; PA Office of the Attorney General 03.01.16; Tribune-Democrat 03.01.16; Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Timeline 03.06.16

Assignments: PA Office of the Attorney General 03.01.16


Name: Dagwell, John H.
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Xaverian
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Plead guilty in 1988 to molesting one student amongst other complaints.

Source: Boston Globe 01.31.03; Boston Herald 01.31.03; Patriot Ledger 01.31.03; The Record 02.17.03


Defrias

Name: Defrias, Hadmels R.
Year: 1999
Outcome: Arrested
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing two brothers between 2001 and 2002.

Source: Associated Press 08.13.03; Star-Ledger 08.14.03


Dominic

Name: Dominic, Yusaf
Year: 1974
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Convicted in England of abuse in 1996 but was accused in various other countries as well.

Source: Dallas Morning News 6.23.04 (Major Account); SNAP Fact Sheet 6.9.10


Name: Dowd, William J.
Year: 1967
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a minor.

Source: The Record 04.09.02; Star-Ledger 04.10.02; The Record 09.23.02; USA Today 11.11.02; Star-Ledger 07.21.04; The Record 07.21.04; Star Ledger 01.14.05; The Record 01.14.05; NorthJersey com 06.11.07; NorthJersey com 06.12.07; Star-Ledger 06.12.07; NorthJersey com 07.02.07


Name: Eilert, Edward J.
Year: 1964
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Teenage girl made accusations against Eilert and two other priests in 1979.

Source: Star-Ledger 06.25.02; The Record 06.26.02; Star-Ledger 06.27.02; Star-Ledger 07.19.02; USA Today 11.11.02; Star-Ledger 08.14.03; Star-Ledger 06.14.04; Star-Ledger 11.03.13


Ernst

Name: Ernst, David A.
Year: 1954
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: A boys sex ed teacher and Boy Scout chaplain, Ernst was convicted in 1987 of sex abuse of 3 people (however multiple accusers have come forward).

Source: Cranford Citizen & Chronicle 05.20.54; The Record 10.09.04

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Ford

Name: Ford, Thomas Cuthbert
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: CFC - Congregation of Christian Brothers
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Pled guilty to brutally beating one boy in a shower but was accused of beating 5 boys total. Also accused of abusing a boy in a parish rectory bedroom.

Source: Associated Press 03.28.99; Associated Press 04.02.99; The Record (NJ) 08.02.99; The Record 08.21.00; NY Times 08.22.00; Star-Ledger 08.25.00; NY Times 08.26.00; The Record 08.26.00; The Record 12.27.08; HawaiiNewsNow 02.10.12; Complaint in John Roe No 27 v Congregation of Christian Brothers et al, Cause No 14-1-0855-4, First Circuit Court, Hawaii 04.04.14; Media Statement from Jeff Anderson & Assoc 04.07.14


Fugee

Name: Fugee, Michael C.
Year: 1994
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused of fondling a 13-year-old boy in 1999 & found guilty of aggravated sexual contact in another instance. Also helped at an overnight teen retreat.

Source: Collection of Articles Prior to 05.06.13; Asbury Park Press 05.10.13; Star Ledger 05.19.13; Star-Ledger 05.20.13; The Record 05.20.13; Wyckoff Patch 05.20.13; CBS NY 05.21.13; National Catholic Reporter 05.21.13; New Jersey 101_5 05.21.13; PhillyBurbs (AP) 05.21.13; SNAP 05.21.13; SNAP Statement 05.21.13; Star-Ledger 05.21.13; Spiritual Politics 05.22.13; The Record 05.22.13; Star Ledger 05.23.13; Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Patch 05.23.13; The Record 05.29.13; Wyckoff Patch 07.22.13; Record 09.27.13; Consent Order in Matter of State of NJ v Fugee 11.01.13; Star-Ledger 11.03.13; Cliffview Pilot 11.08.13; National Catholic Reporter 11.08.13; SNAP Statement 11.08.13; Star-Ledger 11.08.13; Statement by Bergen Co Prosecutor's office 11.08.13; Statement by Vice Chancellor of Newark Archdiocese 11.08.13; The Record 11.08.13; ABC News 11.09.13; Asbury Park Press 11.09.13; Star-Ledger 11.09.13; The Record 11.09.13; Spiritual Politics 11.11.13; Religion Clause 11.12.13; The Record 02.09.14; NJdotCom 02.10.14; Patch 02.10.14; SNAP Statement 02.10.14; The Record 02.10.14; SNAP Statement 02.20.14; Star-Ledger 03.17.14; The Record 03.17.14; NBC New York 03.18.14; NJ TV 03.18.14; SNAP Statement 03.18.14; Wyckoff Patch 03.19.14; Star-Ledger 03.22.14; Star-Ledger 07.31.16; Star-Ledger 07.31.16

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Name: Galdon, Richard
Year: 1959
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: While both a priest and a Boy Scout chaplain, he was accused of abusing boys throughout the 1960's and 70's. He was convicted of sexually abusing 3 boys, although he was charged with an additional 7.

Source: MyCentralJersey 1.3.12; Star Ledger 5.4.07; Star Ledger 7.1.00; UPI 3.4.87; UPI 10.28.87; Bergen Record 10.29.87; San Jose Mercury News 12.30.87


Gallo Espinoza

Name: Gallo Espinoza, Manuel
Year: < 2003
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: In April of 2003, a 14-year-old boy told his cousin, who was also a priest, and his youth group leader that he was raped in a rectory bedroom.

Source: WJLA; New Jersey news website 07.30.15; Daily Mail (UK) 08.19.15; New Jersey 1015 08.19.15; New Jersey news website 08.19.15; SNAP 08.19.15; New Jersey news website 01.07.16; New Jersey news website 05.25.16; Clay Center Dispatch 05.26.16; Patch 05.26.16; SNAP 05.26.16


Giblin

Name: Giblin, William
Year: 1959
Outcome: Arrested
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Arrested with another priest in male prostitution sting allegedly involving minors. A Seton Hall alumnus claims abuse by Giblin and Rev. Robert Gibney in the 1960s.

Source: Star-Ledger 07.27.02; Star-Ledger 07.28.02; The Record 07.28.02; The Record 07.30.02; The Record 10.03.02; USA Today 11.11.02; The Record 04.10.03; Star-Ledger 05.02.03; The Record 05.02.03; Star Ledger 05.16.11; NJcom 09.15.17


Gibney

Name: Gibney, Robert G.
Year: 1954
Outcome: Settled
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: One man alleges that he was abused between 1961-1963 and another man came forward to allege abuse at St. Catherine Parish.

Source: Road to Recovery 08.06.14; News 12 08.08.14; Road to Recovery 08.16.14; BishopAccountability 03.28.16; Boston Globe 03.28.16; Bostoncom 03.28.16; Bostoncom 03.28.16; The Patch 03.28.16; WBUR 03.28.16; WBUR 03.28.16; NJcom 09.15.17

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Name: Granstrand, Charles P.
Year: 1966
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: During a church service he announced that he was being investigated re: child sexual abuse but there were no formal charges. The father of an alleged victim told reporters that his son was molested in 1996 along with another boy.

Source: The Record 09.13.10; SNAP Statement 07.03.14

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Gugliotta

Name: Gugliotta, Kevin A.
Year: 1996
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing & stalking a 16-year-old boy when he was his BSA leader and family friend. Eventually, he was arrested in NJ on charges re child pornography; he claimed that he upload the content to get revenge on God for his continuous bad luck in poker games.

Source: Asbury Park Press 10.26.16; New Jersey 101 5 10.26.16; NJcom 10.26.16; SNAP 10.26.16; The Patch 10.26.16; TImes-Tribune 10.26.16; WABC 10.26.16; WNEP 10.26.16; Citizens Voice 10.27.16; TAPinto 10.27.16; Times-Tribune 11.10.16; Wayne Independent 11.12.16; NJ com 12.05.16; SNAP 12.05.16; NJ com 01.08.17; NJ com 01.15.17; Pocono Record 03.09.17; US News 03.10.17; The Times-Tribune 08.24.17; WNEP 08.24.17; New York Daily News 08.25.17; Crux and AP 09.16.17


Heustis

Name: Heustis, Jerome "Jerry"
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: CFC - Congregation of Christian Brothers
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused of molesting one boy between 1963-1967, whose cousin also said that he was abused by several brothers in the order.

Source: Renew America 05.17.06; Hoatson v NY Archdiocese et al, Cause No 07-102959, 08.14.07; KSBW 02.27.12; Monterey Herald 02.27.12; The Californian 02.27.12; Monterey Herald 02.28.12; The Californian 02.28.12; Monterey Herald 07.30.12; Santa Cruz Sentinel 03.28.13; Monterey Herald 09.06.13; Monterey Herald (AP) 10.12.13


Name: Hewitt, Andrew
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: CFC - Congregation of Christian Brothers
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a freshman boy who had emotional problems.

Source: Bruni, Gospel of Shame, p. 186; McNally v. Providence Washington Insurance Co., 698 A.2d 543, 548 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. 1997)


Heyndricks

Name: Heyndricks, Eugene P.
Year: 1981
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Arrested in male prostitution sting allegedly involving minors in 2002.

Source: Star-Ledger 07.27.02; Star-Ledger 07.28.02; The Record 07.28.02; The Record 07.30.02; the Record 10.03.02; USA Today 11.11.02; The Record 04.10.03; Star Ledger 05.02.03; The Record 05.02.03; Star-Ledger 11.03.13


Jerome

Name: Jerome, Vincent
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: FMS (The Marist Brothrs)
City: Newark, NJ

Source: BishopAccountability.org 04.11.12


Name: Komar, John E.
Year: 1964
Outcome: Arrested
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Arrested for viewing child pornography on his work computer in 2002 after a computer technician at the hospital he worked at saw his browser history.

Source: NY Post 04.15.03; The Record (NJ) 04.15.03; Star-Ledger 11.03.13


Kuntz

Name: Kuntz, James F.
Year: 1977
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Jesuit
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Admitted to having child pornography on his computer and subsequently sentenced to prison.

Source: Jersey Journal 09.30.08; Jersey Journal 10.28.08

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Laferrera

Name: Laferrera, John J.
Year: 1973
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: In 2009, one man came forward alleging abuse by Laferrera. This inspired 11 others to come forward.

Source: Livingston Patch 7.4.11; Star Ledger 7.4.11; Voice from the Desert 6.6.12; Voice from the Desert 03.17.11; Saint Philomena's Roman Catholic Church 03.25.11; News 12 03.29.11; Media Release 06.26.11; Livingston Patch 06.27.11; Star Ledger 07.10.11; SNAP Statement 07.12.11; Star Ledger 07.14.12; The Patch 07.16.12


Martin

Name: Martin, Kenneth L.
Year: 1977
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused of abuse of two teenage brothers, one of which told the bishop in 1983.

Source: Mark Crawford, Testimony before the NJ Senate, 01.26.04; New York Times 12.18.05; Jersey Journal 01.09.12; Star-Ledger 11.03.13; National Catholic Reporter 07.17.18; Church Militant 09.03.18

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Name: Medina, Horacio Daniel
Year: 1998
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Pled guilty in 2008 to abusing a 14 year old boy in 1999.

Source: SNAP Press Release 09.11.08; Star-Ledger 09.11.08; Jersey Journal 09.12.08; Star-Ledger 12.14.08; Star-Ledger 12.05.10; Star-Ledger 12.06.10; NJ com 09.03.13; NJToday 09.03.13; SNAP Response 09.03.13; The Record 09.03.13


Mieliwocki

Name: Mieliwocki, Richard J.
Year: 1972
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Allegations started in 1994 with a claim that he had abused 2 minors in 1988. In 1999, his state counseling license was suspended (and later revoked) due to "improper behavior with a minor". He was arrested for abusing 4 teenage boys (16-18) in an in-patient rehab facility for substance abuse in 2002.

Source: Star-Ledger 12.30.04; Star-Ledger 12.31.04; Daily Record 08.10.05; Observer Tribune 08.17.05; Daily Record 09.07.05; Daily Record 10.12.05; Star-Ledger 10.12.05; Daily Record 11.17.05; NJ com 08.21.07; Star-Ledger 09.21.07; Star-Ledger 09.22.07; NJ com 09.03.13; NJToday 09.03.13; SNAP Response 09.03.13; The Record 09.03.13


Name: Morel, Robert
Year: 1969
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: A man alleges that he was abused starting when he was 9 and ending in 1981. Also charged with criminal sexual contact with a minor.

Source: NY Times 07.22.93; NY Times 07.25.93; Newsday 07.29.93; Star Ledger 01.14.94; Star-Ledger 01.26.94; The Record 07.14.94; The Record 06.17.02; Star-Ledger 11.03.13


Nickas

Name: Nickas, John P.
Year: 1966
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Allegedly gave alcohol to and abused boy between 1970 and 1972. A separate allegation states that a different boy was also molested while staying at the homeless shelter Nickas had founded.

Source: FindAGrave 10.09.08; Star-Ledger 10.18.08; Star-Ledger 05.15.13; The Record 05.16.13; SNAP Statement 09.06.13

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Name: O'Sullivan, Timothy Joseph
Outcome: Settled
Hierarchy: CFC - Congregation of Christian Brothers
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Allegations of abuse surrounding O'Sullivan revolve around his time at Bergan Catholic High School starting in the early 70's. He was accused by at least 28 people.

Source: BishopAccountability 03.28.16; Boston Globe 03.28.16; Boston Globe 03.28.16; Bostoncom 03.28.16; The Patch 03.28.16; WBUR 03.28.16; WBUR 03.28.16; Fios 1 10.20.16; NJcom 10.20.16; The Record 10.21.16; Fios 1 07.10.17; Fios 1 News 07.10.17


Omarini

Name: Omarini, Contardo Angelo
Year: 1936
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Society of St. Paul
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused of raping a male parishioner while he was in his teens through the early to mid-1960's. That man claims there are other unidentified victims.

Source: Westfield Leader 10.05.72; Echoes Sentinel 10.06.77; Social Security Death Index 11.04.95; Observer-Tribune 04.18.13; New Jersey Monthly 05.10.17

Assignments: Detailed Bishop Accountability Assignment History


Pecklers

Name: Pecklers, Keith F.
Year: 1984
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Jesuit
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a teen boy with a deacon in 1976 while he was a teenager himself.

Source: Star Ledger 12.12.10; SNAP Statement 12.13.10; SNAP Statement 12.14.10; Jersey Journal 01.09.12; SNAP Statement 07.03.14


Name: Phelan, Victor
Year: 1971
Outcome: Settled
Hierarchy: M.AFR. Society of Missionaries in Africa
City: Newark, NJ

Note: At least one victim.

Source: The Republic (AP) 09.04.13; SNAP Statement 09.06.13; SNAP Statement 11.20.13

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Name: Regina, Sister
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Pallatine Sisters
City: Newark, NJ

Note: One man accused Regina of abuse at Sacred Heart orphanage in early 40's

Source: Star Ledger 10.03.09


Name: Rice, Joseph P.
Year: 1977
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused along with 2 other priests of abuse of teenage girl.

Source: Star-Ledger 06.25.02; The Record 06.26.02; Star-Ledger 06.27.02; Star-Ledger 07.19.02; USA Today 11.11.02; Star-Ledger 08.14.03; Star-Ledger 06.14.04; The Record 10.09.04; Star-Ledger 11.03.13


Name: Ruane, Gerald P.
Year: 1960
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a boy in the 70's and 80's

Source: Herald News 04.16.05; Recorder Newspaper 04.21.05; Echoes-Sentinel 04.27.05; Renew America 06.08.05; Renew America 06.22.05; Star-Ledger 07.26.05; Star Ledger 07.27.05; Star Ledger 10.23.05; Star Ledger 03.21.06; Star Ledger 12.05.10; Star-Ledger 12.06.10; Obits for Life 02.24.16; SNAP 02.24.16


Sita

Name: Sita (Howard), Carmen (Gerald)
Year: 1976
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Pled guilty 1983 to abuse of a minor and providing him with drugs, and later pled guilty to two counts of forcible sodomy and one count of attempted forcible sodomy against three teenage boys. Accused in 2007 of abusing another boy. Other possible victims in NJ and MO.

Source: Laicization Decree 09.24.12; Cover letter to Archbishop Myers 09.25.12; Links to Articles Prior to 10.31.12; The Missourian 10.31.12; The Missourian 10.31.12; Columbia Daily Tribune 11.01.12; ABC 17 11.15.12; Fulton Sun 11.15.12; Connect MidMissouri 11.26.12; SNAP Statement 12.03.12; SNAP Statement 02.04.13; Fulton Sun 02.05.13; SNAP Statement 05.09.13; Worthy Adversary 05.09.13; Digital Journal 05.10.13; Jersey Journal 05.10.13; Star Ledger 05.10.13; Columbia Daily Tribune 05.11.13; Connect Mid-Missouri 11.25.13; SNAP Statement 11.25.13; Jersey Journal 11.26.13; SNAP Statement 11.26.13; Jersey Journal 12.02.13; NorthJersey 12.06.13; MO SNAP Statement 06.13.14; ABC 17 06.17.14; Columbia Daily Tribune 06.17.14; ConnectMidMissouri 06.17.14; Missourian 06.17.14; SNAP Statement 06.17.14; Boonville Daily News 06.18.14; MO-SNAP Statement 06.18.14; Star Ledger 06.18.14; SNAP Media Statement 06.19.14; SNAP Statement 06.20.14; MissouriNet 06.23.14

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Name: Stanford (Stamford), Thomas
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: One man said Stanford used drugs and alcohol to abuse him for 3 years starting in 1977.

Source: Jersey Journal 1.9.12; Star-Ledger 12.12.10


Name: Sudol, Gerard J.
Year: 1980
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: A man claims that he was abused in his backyard, amongst other places. Parish boys would often make fun of Sudol for being gay, not recognizing they were abused until later in life.

Source: Star-Ledger 01.14.05; Star-Ledger 06.10.07; Our Lady of Czestochowa Church Bulletin 12.10.17; Daily Voice 08.22.18; NJ Advance Media 08.29.18


Name: Walsh, Peter M.
Year: 1982
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Franciscan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Arrested in NJ in 1993 for exposing himself to minors. In 2004, a man accused him of fondling/ masturbating him over the course of 3-4 months somewhere between 1987-1988.

Source: NY Times 08.25.93; The Record 03.18.94; The Record (NJ) 05.14.94; Albany Times Union 05.11.03; NH AG Audit Records 03.26.09


Walters

Name: Walters, Michael "Mitch"
Year: 1965
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Allegations include: fondling and kissing 12-year-old boy; molesting 14 year old girl; molesting 13-14 year old girl twice; sexually abusing a boy in the 1990's. There are at least 6 victims.

Source: NJ news website 01.15.16; SNAP 01.15.16; New York Daily News 01.16.16; Daily North Shore 01.27.16; Village Green 01.27.16; Fios 1 07.03.16; NJ com 07.20.16; Jersey Journal 08.11.16; NJcom 10.13.16; NJcom 09.15.17; NJ Advance Media 10.02.17


Worry

Name: Worry, Benedict
Year: 1987
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Benedictine
City: Newark, NJ

Note: A man claimed he was abused by Worry in the 80's and joined an existing lawsuit against the school Worry was assigned to. There was also a separate allegation stemming back to the 1990's.

Source: Miner Messenger Spring 2011; Morristown Patch 06.05.12; The Record [North Jersey] 06.05.12; Under The Green Wave 06.05.12; WHTC 06.05.12; NJ WKXW-FM Radio 06.06.12; Star-Ledger 06.06.12; Courthouse News Service 03.26.15; NJcom 03.03.17


Zasacki

Name: Zasacki, Robert E.
Year: 1967
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Newark, NJ

Note: Allegedly abused a child in the 1970's. Struggled with alcoholism.

Source: St Paul Pioneer Press 05.21.02; St Paul Pioneer Press 05.22.02; Star Tribune 05.22.02; Star-Ledger 05.22.02; USA Today 11.11.02; Star-Tribune 03.06.08; Catholic Spirit 12.05.13; Hopkins Patch 12.05.13; Minnesota Public Radio 12.05.13; Quad Community Press 12.05.13; St Paul & Minneapolis List of Credibly Accused Priests released 12.05.13; Star Tribune 12.05.13; Star Tribune 12.06.13


Diocese of Paterson

Name: Alonso (Alonzo), Jose
Year: 1968
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Sexually abused 2 boys and was convicted for it in 1988. There may be other victims.

Source: Herald News 5.8.05; NorthJersey.com 5.5.05; Bishop Rodimer Deposition 08.14.89; The Record 04.14.02; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; Denver Post 06.13.04; Herald News 11.04.04; Daily Record 02.16.05; Herald News 02.16.05; Herald News 07.23.06; Star Ledger 07.23.06; The Record 04.27.08


Name: Bradley, Charles V.
Year: 1968
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing kids in 1981.

Source: The Record 04.14.02; NY Times 04.16.02


Brennan

Name: Brennan, Timothy J.
Year: 1978
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Benedictine
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: In 1987, he pled guilty to aggravated sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy, which would be the first of many accusations to come. It came about that Brennan would send boys on "missions to have sex with each other and report back". He also showed porn to victims and masturbated around them.
Surprisingly, Brennan admitted to sexually abusing roughly 50 different boys.

Source: Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 06.28.02; Star-Ledger 06.28.02; Daily Record (NJ) 10.06.02; Daily Record 08.05.04; Star-Ledger 08.06.04; Morristown Patch 06.05.12; NewJersey com 06.05.12; Under the Green Wave 06.05.12; WHTC 06.05.12; Daily Record 06.06.12; New Jersey 101 06.06.12; Star-Ledger 06.06.12; Washington Post 06.06.12; Daily Record 06.29.12; The Patch 06.29.12; Star-Ledger 06.30.12; Star-Ledger 11.15.12; Observer-Tribune 12.11.12; Observer-Tribune 12.11.12; Daily Record 06.05.13; SNAP Statement 06.02.14; Star-Ledger 06.02.14; Star-Ledger 06.05.14; SNAP Statement 06.06.14; Morris News Bee 06.10.14; WPIX 06.10.14; Courthouse News Service 03.26.15; NJcom 03.03.17; NJcom 07.07.17; NorthJerseycom 06.01.18; Associated Press 06.02.18; NJ Advance Media 07.25.18; The Record 07.25.18; AP via Crux 07.26.18


Capato

Name: Capato, Justin J.
Year: 1980
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Benedictine
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Named as abuser by two men who allege abuse at Delbarton School between 1977-1979.

Source: The Record 03.19.12; Daily Record 03.20.12; Observer-Tribune 03.20.12; Star-Ledger 03.20.12; The Patch 03.20.12; Press of Atlantic City 03.21.12; Star-Ledger 03.25.12; Star-Ledger 04.04.12; WHTC 06.05.12; Observer-Tribune 12.11.12; Courthouse News Service 03.26.15; NJcom 03.03.17; NorthJerseycom 06.01.18; NJ Advance Media 07.25.18; The Record 07.25.18


Name: Coutinho (Continuho), Absalom
Year: 1972
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Accused of abuse of 2 females, at least one of whom was a minor.

Source: Bradenton Herald 5.2.02; Sarasota Herald Tribune 5.3.02; Statement by Diocese of Venice 5.9.02; The Record 04.24.02; NY Times 04.25.02; Sarasota Herald Tribune 05.29.02; Daily Record 10.05.03; Observer-Tribune 10.23.03


Name: Cramer, William N.
Year: 1977
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing 2 young brothers in 1984. He was also a boy scout leader listed in the BSA perversion files.

Source: The Record 04.14.02; NY Times 04.16.02; The Record 04.24.02; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02; The Record 06.19.02; The Record 06.20.02; The Record 07.09.02; Daily Record 06.25.03; The Patch 10.18.12; New Jersey Herald 10.19.12

Assignments: BA.Org Assignment Record


Name: Dennehy, Francis X.
Year: 1950
Outcome: Settled
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Accused by a man who claims he was abused between the 1950's and 1960's by Dennehy and another priest. At least one other victim.

Source: Herald News 9.1.05; PressReleases.com 07.24.03; The Record 07.29.04; PRWeb 04.22.05; Star-Ledger 07.12.05


Name: Dericks, John Henry
Year: 1941
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: A woman claimed that she was molested in the late 50s early 60s when he was sleeping with her mother.

Source: The Record 1.8.04; Tribute.com; NorthJersey.com 01.09.03; Star-Ledger 01.10.03; Daily Record 10.05.03; Daily Record 01.28.04; The Record 01.29.04


Flavin

Name: Flavin, Malachy
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Benedictine
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: At least three victims; the first accusation involved a teenage boy in 1981. In another accusation, alcohol was involved in the abuse.

Source: NY Times 09.29.02; Observer-Tribune (NJ) 03.26.03; Daily Record 10.05.03; Star-Ledger 10.08.03; Observer-Tribune 10.23.03; Daily Record 08.05.04; Star-Ledger 08.06.04; Daily Record 04.28.07


Fox

Name: Fox, Donal
Year: 1966
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Order of St. Benedict (OSB)
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Was identified in multiple lawsuits that stated he was 1 of 5 predator priests that abused students at the Delbarton School between 1972-1984.

Source: Courthouse News Service 03.26.15; NJcom 03.03.17


Name: Guzman, Carlos
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: At least three victims, one of which was 8 years old.

Source: Herald News 5.8.05; NorthJersey.com 5.5.05; Daily Record 01.13.04; Morning Journal 05.17.04; Denver Post 06.13.04; Herald News 02.16.05; Record 02.16.05; Herald News 07.23.06; Star Ledger 07.23.06; The Record 04.27.08


Hanley

Name: Hanley, James T.
Year: 1962
Outcome: Settled
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Accused by over 20 people of sexual abuse but only admitted to 12 boys between the years of 1968 & 1982, a boy who became a bishop himself in 85, and Mark Serrano from 1974-1981, starting when he was 9.

Source: NY Times 03.17.02; Daily Record 04.21.02; HealingTogether 06.12.02; Rolling Stone 06.20.02; The Record 03.14.03; Hanley Sworn Statement 10.04.03; NY Times 10.14.03; Pat Serrano Statement 08.21.04; Daily Record 08.27.04; Newsday 02.10.05; Herald News 01.30.06; Transcript of WCBS-TV 01.30.06; Daily Record 02.04.06; Star Ledger 03.22.06; Daily Record 03.23.06; The Observer-Tribune 02.24.16

Assignments: Star Ledger 4.21.07 (add'l article); Intelligencer Journal 4.27.07 (add'l article); Star-Ledger 6.1.07 (add'l article); Star-Ledger 10.25.07 (add'l article; Daily Record 10.28.07 (add'l article); Star-Ledger 12.14.07 (add'l article)


Lopez

Name: Lopez Durango, Jose
Year: 2011
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: While on a religious workers VISA in January of 2001, he allegedly molested a 14-year-old girl. He was later found guilty of luring a child, endangering the welfare of a child, and criminal sexual contact in 2016.

Source: SNAP Statement 07.25.13; Star-Ledger 07.25.13; The Record 07.25.13; WABC 07.25.13; WPIX 07.25.13; NBC 10 07.26.13; Seattle PI 07.26.13; The Record 07.26.13; The Record 07.27.13; The Record 06.22.16; New Jersey com 06.23.16; The Record 06.23.16; Clay Center Dispatch 06.28.16; The Record 06.28.16; Crux 06.29.16; The Record 07.15.16


Name: Lott, Richard E./Edward
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Benedictine
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: At least 2 victims at the Delbarton School, one of which happened in 1977 and involved alcohol and marijuana.

Source: Daily Record 09.03.05; NJcom 03.03.17


McCarthy

Name: McCarthy, William
Year: 1963
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing two girls aged 6 and 8 between 1981-1983.

Source: Star-Ledger 04.11.03; Daily Record 10.05.03; Observer Tribune 10.23.03; The Record 05.18.04; Star-Ledger 01.14.05; Star Ledger 05.01.08; Daily Record 05.03.08; Orlando Sentinel 10.25.10


Name: Molloy, Joseph W.
Outcome: Settled
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Accused along with another priest of an incident involving abuse of a child dating to the late 1950's to early 60s.

Source: Herald News 9.1.05; PressReleasesLive.com 07.24.03; The Record 07.29.04; PRWeb.com 04.22.05; Star-Ledger 07.12.05


Name: Nugent, Francis "Frank" E.
Year: 1956
Outcome: Settled
Hierarchy: Salesian
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Accused by several people, including a woman who claims she and her two brothers were abused, along with 4 other people who were seminary students.

Source: Gallagher 9.04; Poughkeepsie Journal 5.2.02; Salon 1.9.03; NY Times 04.11.02; Journal News 10.01.02; Long Island Press 02.24.05; Salesian di Don Bosco website accessed 01.24.11


Nurek

Name: Nurek, Marcin
Year: 2017
Outcome: Indicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Was accused of following a group of girls down the street and ultimately groping one of them while calling her sexy. She was 13.
Eventually charged with endangering the welfare of a child and criminal sexual contact.

Source: NJcom; Daily Record 08.07.17; NJ 101 5 08.07.17; NJcom 08.07.17; NBC New York 08.08.17; New York Post 08.08.17; PIX 11 08.08.17; WABC 08.08.17; Associated Press 08.09.17; Daily Record 08.09.17; Fios 1 News 08.09.17; WABC 08.09.17; Daily Record 08.10.17; Daily Record 09.05.17; Associated Press 03.26.18; Daily Recored 05.08.18


Perretta

Name: Perretta, Andrew T.
Year: 1975
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Allegations were made in 1996 alleging abuse in the late 70's.

Source: Herald News 10.20.04; Star-Ledger 10.20.04; The Record 10.20.04; Herald News 10.23.04; Herald News 08.23.07


Name: Pisarcik, John G.
Year: 1970
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Convicted in 1992 of abusing two boys over the course of two years.

Source: Star Ledger 1.3.96; Star Ledger 5.6.94; Star Ledger 9.5.91; Star Ledger 10.05.91; Star Ledger 06.10.92; Star Ledger 01.16.93; Star Ledger 01.19.94; New Jersey Law Journal 03.21.94; Daily Record (NJ) 06.20.94


Name: Rainforth, Thomas G
Year: 1973
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: After allegations of abuse came to light by one man, the diocese claimed that Rainforth was drunk and in fact acted inappropriately, but it was not abuse. Allegations were later made by a second man.

Source: Observer Tribune 9.1.04; The Record 07.14.02; Star-Ledger 07.15.02; Star-Ledger 11.15.02; Newsday 01.12.04; Daily Record (NJ) 01.13.04; NY Times 01.13.04; Herald News 11.04.04; Star-Ledger 02.10.05; Herald News 02.16.05; The Record 02.16.05; Website: Catholic Scouters & Sexual Abuse, 11.30.07


Sella

Name: Sella, Donald J.
Year: 1983
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Named in lawsuit involving 27 individual victims and many priests.

Source: Herald News 11.04.04; Herald News 02.16.05; Record 02.16.05


Name: Shaw, Eileen
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Sisters of Charity
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Accused of sexually abusing a girl in 1968 to 1992, beginning when she was just 15.

Source: Daily Record 10.24.04; Sunday News 01.14.05; LancasterOnLine 01.16.05


Name: Smith, James A.D
Year: 1956
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Placed on leave in 2002 after allegations he abused a boy from 1962-1965.

Source: NorthJersey.com 1.9.03; Star Ledger 2.4.05; Star-Ledger 9.5.02; The Record 1.8.04; The Record 9.4.02; Star-Ledger 01.10.03; NorthJersey.com 07.12.03; Daily Record 10.05.03; The Record 12.04.03; Star-Ledger 01.14.05; NorthJersey.com 02.03.05


Name: Sodano, Ralph H.
Year: 1967
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing 2 individuals in the 1970's with 4 accusations against him total.

Source: Daily Record 4.4.08; NorthJersey.com 1.9.03; Star Ledger 7.9.02; Star Ledger 04.23.02; The Record 04.23.02; NY Times 04.25.02; Star-Ledger 01.10.03; Daily Record 10.05.03; Observer-Tribune 10.23.03


Name: Stepien, Allen F.
Year: 1965
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Allegation of sexual contact with a minor between the 1970s and 80s.

Source: NorthJersey.com 1.9.03; The Record 04.23.02; NY Times 04.25.02; Star-Ledger 01.10.03; Star Ledger 03.21.03; Daily Record 10.05.03; Observer Tribune 10.23.03

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Travers

Name: Travers, Luke
Year: 1986
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Benedictine
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Allegedly groped and crossed boundaries with two students while he was teacher; later, he became Headmaster for the infamous Delbarton school. 5 men identified him as a predator.

Source: NBC New York 01.12.12; Richmond Times Dispatch 01.12.12; Star-Ledger 01.12.12; International Business Times 01.13.12; Star-Ledger 01.17.12; Star-Ledger 01.18.12; Star-Ledger 01.24.12; The Patch 02.05.12; The Patch 02.20.12; Star-Ledger 02.26.12; The Record 03.19.12; Daily Record 03.20.12; Observer-Tribune 03.20.12; Star-Ledger 03.20.12; The Patch 03.20.12; Press of Atlantic City 03.21.12; Star-Ledger 03.25.12; Star-Ledger 04.04.12; Star-Ledger 04.21.12; Star-Ledger 04.24.12; WHTC 06.05.12; Courthouse News Service 03.26.15; NJcom 03.03.17; NorthJerseycom 06.01.18; NJ Advance Media 07.25.18; The Record 07.25.18


Tully

Name: Tully, Ronald J.
Year: 1966
Outcome: Settled
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Charged in 1979 after 2 boys aged 14 & 15 accused him of sexual abuse. They later claimed that church officials had threatened their families in exchange for silence. 4 more claims against him from January 2007- December 2008. One woman accused him of fondling her over 20 times in 1977 while she was a 16-year-old student. There were at least 9 victims as of 2016.

Source: Daily Record 05.18.04; NY Times 05.19.04; Daily Record 05.30.04; Daily Record (NJ) 07.03.04; Daily Record 06.06.06; Daily Record 01.16.07; NorthJersey News 01.16.07; Daily Record 01.22.07; Daily Record 10.24.07; Daily Record 11.02.07; NorthJersey News 11.02.07; Daily Record 11.11.07; Daily Record 04.04.08; Daily Record 12.09.08; Daily Record 04.03.12; The Record 09.14.15; New Jersey News 09.15.15; Archdiocese of Washington DC list 10.15.18; Wayne Patch 10.16.18


Varettoni

Name: Varettoni, Julian B.
Year: 1955
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Accused in 2004 of abusing one man in the 1960s. There are other victims.

Source: FatherLasch.com 1.9.06; Statement by Diocese of Paterson 2007; Daily Record (NJ) 10.20.04; Herald News 10.20.04; Newsday 02.10.05; Herald News 02.16.05; Record 02.16.05


Winston

Name: Winston, William L.
Year: 1986
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Paterson, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a boy from 1999-2002 while he was married and of domestic violence thereafter.

Source: Star-Ledger 11.13.04; Star-Ledger 11.18.04; Daily Record 09.27.05; Daily Record 02.09.06; Asbury Park Press 02.10.06; Daily Record 02.10.06; Star-Ledger 02.10.06; Daily Record 05.12.06; Star Ledger 05.13.06


Diocese of Trenton

Apura

Name: Apura, Romannilo (Nilo)
Year: 1975
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Arrested and charged due to one incident involving molesting a 16 year old boy; a second incident with the same boy happened in June.

Source: CBS Philly 08.21.14; CSNPhilly 08.21.14; Mercer County Prosecutor 08.21.14; Planet Princeton 08.21.14; Statement by Diocese of Trenton 08.21.14; The Trentonian 08.21.14; Times of Trenton 08.21.14; Asbury Park Press 08.22.14; Courier-Post 08.22.14; Philly Com 08.22.14; New Jersey Com 11.20.15; The Trentonian 11.20.15

Assignments: The Trentonian 11.20.15


Name: Balestrieri, Edward
Year: 1959
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Trinitarian
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Mother of 11 year old boy claimed that he "inappropriately touched" her son in 1975

Source: Asbury Park Press 5.2.02; Associated Press 5.1.02; Associated Press 5.8.02; Beliefnet.com 6.02; Belleville News Democrat 3.7.03; Belleville News Democrat 5.2.02; St. Louis Post-Dispatch 5.2.02; Star Ledger 5.2.02


Becker

Name: Becker, Ronald
Year: 1973
Outcome: Settled
Hierarchy: Diocese
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Arrested in 2007 for molesting a young female family member over the course of 4 years starting when she was five in the 80s. 5 men also came forward claiming they were abused by Becker, the timeline ranging from 1972-1984 when they were between 11-16 years of age.

Source: Sentinel 2.5.09; Trenton Times 10.31.05; Cranbury Press 03.28.07; Home News Tribune 03.28.07; Star-Ledger 03.28.07; Ashbury Park Press 03.29.07; Sentinel 04.05.07; Cranbury Press 06.22.07; Star-Ledger 11.23.09; Times of Trenton 11.24.09; Times of Trenton 12.07.09; Times of Trenton 12.21.09; Philadelphia Inquirer 08.16.11; The Republic (AP) 08.16.11; ABC 30 08.17.11

Assignments: Courier Post 8.17.11 (add'l article); Times of Trenton 8.17.11 (add'l article); New Jersey Newsroom 8.17.11 (add'l article); Sacramento Bee 8.18.11 (add'l article); God Discussion 8.22.11 (add'l article)


Name: Bruno, Francis "Frank" D.
Year: 1974
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Accused of abuse by one individual, but was removed in seminary school for "improper behavior" before

Source: Star-Ledger 01.14.94


Burek

Name: Burek, Marcin
Outcome: Arrested
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Arrested and charged for trying to solicit girls between the ages of 13-19 and offering them alcohol.

Source: Diocese of Trenton Website accessed 10.11.11; Asbury Park Press 10.26.11; Courier Post 10.27.11; Star-Ledger 10.27.11; Asbury Park Press 11.02.11


Name: Burns, Michael J.
Year: 1973
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Woman accused him of abuse when she was in 6th grade, in 1975.

Source: NJcom


Eliscard

Name: Eliscard, Jean-Level
Year: 1990
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Accused and convicted of molesting a 13 year old girl.

Source: Associated Press 11.26.94; NY Times 11.27.94; Philadelphia Inquirer 11.29.94; Philadelphia Inquirer 11.30.94; The Record 06.08.95; Associated Press 06.17.02; Mercer County, NJ Prosecutors' Office 06.17.02; Dallas Morning News 03.16.05


Fernandez

Name: Fernandez, Manuel
Year: 1952
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Accused of "inappropriate conduct" with young girl in 1982.

Source: Associated Press 6.7.02; Star-Leger 6.8.02; Trentonian 8.6.06; Dallas Morning News 03.16.05; Trenton Times 10.31.05; RichardSipe.com 04.17.07


Garry

Name: Garry, Michael M.
Year: < 1939
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: One woman accused him of stalking her and molesting her multiple times over the course of 3 years starting when she was 11.

Source: Rigert, Irish Tragedy, 2008, pp. 30-31.; Times of Trenton 3.8.11; Daily Register 04.24.81; Telegram & Gazette 05.10.01

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Inghilterra

Name: Inghilterra, Vincent
Year: 1972
Outcome: Settled
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Allegedly, in 1979, a 16 year old boy was abused, along with other who were "Father Vince's boys".

Source: SNAP Statement 09.04.13; The Republic (AP) 09.04.13; SNAP Statement 09.06.13; NJcom 09.07.16

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Name: Kelty, Leo A.
Year: 1960
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Accused of inappropriately touching a young girl twice 20 years ago.

Source: Associated Press 6.7.02; Star-Ledger 06.08.02; Trenton Times 10.31.05


Name: Kuruthukulaugara, Jose Ignatius
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Accused of abusing a 7 year old girl in 1988.

Source: Asbury Press 04.04.02


Name: Magee, Patrick Francis
Year: 1970
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Accused of abuse in both Trenton and Ireland.

Source: Star-Ledger 01.03.04; Asbury Park Press 01.04.04; Asbury Park Press 01.08.04; Irish Voice 01.13.04; Ocean County Observer 03.28.04; Asbury Park Press 08.14.04; Asbury Park Press 10.02.04; Asbury Park Press (AP) 12.21.04


McAlinden

Name: McAlinden, Terence O.
Year: 1967
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Accused of molesting minor for years starting in 1985. There are at least three other victims, some of whom settled with the diocese.

Source: Asbury Park Press 09.30.07; Press of Atlantic City 10.02.07; Asbury Park Press 10.03.07; Press of Atlantic City 10.03.07; Press of Atlantic City 10.07.07; Press of Atlantic City 09.15.08; Ashbury Park Press 09.16.08; Statement by Mark Crawford on Fr Noche and Fr McAlinden 12.14.08; Asbury Park Press 02.21.11; Point Pleasant Patch 02.21.11; The Newsworks 02.21.11; The Times 02.21.11; The Trentonian 02.21.11; KION 02.22.11; My Central Jersey 02.22.11; Newsroom Jersey 02.22.11; Press of Atlantic City 02.22.11; Asbury Park Press 02.23.11; Asbury Park Press 05.27.11; Daily Mail (UK) 06.02.14; NJ SNAP Statement 06.02.14; Raw Story 06.02.14; Ring of Fire 06.02.14; Road to Recovery 06.02.14; Star-Ledger 06.02.14; Star-Ledger 06.03.14; Religion Dispatches 06.06.14; Press of Atlantic City 02.10.15

Assignments: BA.org Assignment Record


Name: McHugh, Joseph
Year: 1973
Outcome: Convicted
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: In 1996, he was accused of molesting a 9-year-old boy; he was consequently arrested and pled guilty to lesser charge.

Source: NBC 10 (Freehold NJ) 04.28.06; Ashbury Park Press 04.29.06; Jersey Journal 04.29.06; Philadelphia Inquirer (AP) 04.29.06; Star-Ledger 04.29.06


Name: Milewski, Richard
Year: 1983
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: In 2009, a man claimed that he, along with others, was abused when he was a young teen. One incident involved a trip to a spa in the Poconos.

Source: Asbury Park Press 6.5.09; Letter from Bishop of Trenton to Parishioners 6.5.09; Asbury Park Press 06.30.09


Name: O'Donoghue, Charles
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: Father of the Holy Ghost (Irish Spritans)
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: A brother and sister duo allege that they were abused by a John O'Donoghue from 1972-1974. Note that the perps name is Charles, not John. A letter accused Charles in 2002 of sexual abuse; another letter accused abuse by John.

Source: Press Release by the Diocese of Trenton 07.15.09; Asbury Park Press 07.22.09; Asbury Park Press 07.22.09; Star-Ledger 07.22.09


Name: Parenti, Robert J.
Year: 1972
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Accused of sexual misconduct with a minor in 1973; this didn't come to light until 1998.

Source: Star-Ledger 12.15.98; NY Times 12.19.98; Asbury Park Press 03.22.02; Asbury Park Press 04.03.02; Ashbury Park Press 04.04.02


Riedlinger

Name: Riedlinger, Matthew
Year: 2010
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Sent over 1200 texts and emails to who he thought was a 16 year old boy (but was really a 23 year old man playing out his own sting) while he was in counseling for sexting students a year prior.

Source: Bishop O'Connell letter to Original Complainant 08.07.12; Diocese of Trenton Statement revised 09.23.13; Asbury Park Press 09.29.13; Star-Ledger 09.29.13; United Press International 09.29.13; Waiting for Godot to Leave 09.29.13; AZCentral 09.30.13; Ocean Signal 09.30.13; Road to Recovery Statement 09.30.13; SNAP Statement 09.30.13; Asbury Park Press 10.01.13; Times of Trenton 10.01.13; Newsworks 10.02.13; Asbury Park Press 10.03.13; Diocese of Trenton Statement 10.03.13; Diocese of Trenton Statement 10.03.13; SNAP Statement 10.03.13; Star Ledger 10.03.13; The Republic (AP) 10.03.13; Toms River Patch 10.03.13; American Conservative 10.04.13; Courier Post 10.04.13; Ocean Signal 10.04.13; Waiting for Godot to Leave 10.06.13; Star Ledger 10.07.13; Star-Ledger 11.03.13; Star-Ledger 11.21.13


Selvaraj

Name: Selvaraj, James
Outcome: Cleared
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Accused in 2005 of inappropriate conduct with an 11-yr-old girl and had what was described as an "overly friendly personality."

Source: The Times (NJ) 10.31.05; NBC10com 12.02.05; The Times (NJ) 12.02.05; The Tretonian 12.02.05; India Abroad 12.23.05; The Times (NJ) 02.03.06; The Trentonian 02.12.06; The Times (NJ) 02.13.06; National Catholic Reporter 05.06.10; The Times (NJ) 01.03.12; Media Report 01.04.12


Name: Tumang, Florencia Peneda
Year: 1948
Outcome: Accused
Hierarchy: Diocesan
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: Accused by four girls in 1993 that abuse had happened between 1987 and 1992.

Source: United Press International 03.04.93; Legal Intelligencer 03.05.93; NJ Law Journal 03.21.94; Dallas Morning News 06.12.02


Name: Velan (Christudas), Marukudiyil (Chris)
Outcome: Sued
Hierarchy: OSB--Benedictine
City: Trenton, NJ

Note: He was arrested & charged in 2012 with criminal sexual contact of both an adult woman and her young child, and with endangering the welfare of that child.

Source: NBC New York 07.16.12; The Patch 07.16.12; CBS Philly 07.17.12; Daily Record 07.17.12; New Jersey 101 07.17.12; The Patch 07.18.12; Asbury Park Press 07.19.12; The Patch 07.19.12; Asbury Park Press 07.04.14