A defrocked New York priest “credibly accused” of sexually abusing a minor runs a charity that provides scholarships to Catholic schools for underprivileged children, according to public records.
John J. Voglio, 65, is president of Mary F. Clancy Charities, which was founded in 2000 by another former priest, John Harrington, who was also accused of sexually abusing a minor, according to the Archdiocese of New York.
Voglio frequently mingles with children and teenagers who attend charity events, a member of the organization’s board of directors told NBC News.
“He’s very good with the kids,” Madelaine Cavegn said. “They like him very much.”
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