The young priest was supposed to be David’s savior.
A charismatic man of God, he vowed to protect the boy after years of sexual abuse at the hands of a well-respected Bayonne pastor.
The Rev. Kenneth L. Martin even confronted Msgr. Edward F. Wojtycha, his superior at St. Andrews Church — and David’s alleged abuser — in a heated argument, David said. After that, the boy felt protected. He found solace in someone who cared. Someone he could trust.
“He sold himself as my salvation, that he could somehow intervene,” David said.
Martin turned out to be anything but a salvation.
The priest would also sexually abuse him, said David, 45, who requested NJ Advance Media identify him only by his middle name.
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