The former bishop of the Diocese of Albany, Bp. Howard Hubbard, was recently accused of sexually abusing a 16-year-old in the 1990s. According to the lawsuit, between 1994 and 1998, “Father Bondi and Bishop Hubbard were employed by the Diocese, they used their positions as priests to groom and to sexually abuse plaintiff.”
This isn’t the first time that Bp. Hubbard had been accused of sexual impropriety. In 2004, Andrew Zalay accused Bp. Hubbard of abusing his brother, who committed suicide in 1978. In 1995, Fr. John Minkler wrote a letter to Cdl. John O’Connor detailing a host of complaints, including liturgical abuse, false teachings, diocesan-sanctioned abortion, and rampant homosexuality among the Albany clergy.
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