Father John J. Morel

Archdiocese of Newark

Known Assignments:

  • St. Aloysius, Newark
  • St. Lucy, Newark
  • St. Michael, Jersey City
  • Hackensack Hospital, Hackensack
  • St. Anthony of Padua, Newark
  • Holy Family, Union City
  • Nativity, Midland Park
  • St. Andrew, Westwood
  • Our Lady of the Assumption, Bayonne

Summary of Sexual Abuse allegations against Father Robert Morel:

Father John J. Morel was accused of sexually abusing a minor boy from 1973 to 1981. In 1995 he pled guilty to harassment by touching and was sentenced to six months of probation. Morel was named in a 1994 class action lawsuit that settled in 2003. Morel was placed on administrative leave in 1995 and did not return to active ministry.

Father Morel was ordained in 1969 and is deceased.

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