Judge Orders Archdiocese to Turn Over Records on Howard Hubbard

A state Supreme Court justice has ordered the Archdiocese of New York to turn over roughly 1,400 pages of internal records related to its investigations of Howard J. Hubbard, rejecting the organization’s arguments that the documents regarding the former Albany bishop are constitutionally protected under the religious clauses of the First Amendment. State Supreme Court … Read more

Bishop Hubbard Asks Vatican to Remove Him from Clerical State

Howard J. Hubbard, who served as bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany for 37 years, has formally asked the Vatican to permanently remove him from being a member of the clergy. Hubbard’s request comes as he is facing multiple lawsuits filed under New York’s Child Victims Act that accuse him of child sexual … Read more

Bishop Howard Hubbard Admits To Covering-Up Sexual Abuse

The retired bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Albany, New York, has acknowledged covering up allegations of sexual abuse against children by priests in part to avoid scandal and protect the reputation of the diocese. Howard Hubbard made the admission during a deposition taken last year as part of a response to dozens of … Read more

Bishop Howard Hubbard

Current Role Official Web Site: http://www.rcda.org/ Mailing Address: 40 North Main Ave., Albany, NY 12203-1422, USA Telephone: (518) 453-6612 What’s Been Reported Reportedly had a homosexual relationship with a man who committed suicide. Accused in 2004 of paying a teenager for sex.  Investigation commissioned to examine this charge, as well as other allegations of sexual … Read more

Bishop Hubbard Faces Third Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

The former bishop of Albany, New York is being sued for the third time since the state extended its statute of limitations involving sex abuse. The lawsuit accusing Bp. Howard Hubbard of abusing a teenage boy in the late 1970s was filed with the state Supreme Court in Albany on Thursday. The lawsuit also names Fr. Joseph Mato as an accomplice to the abuse, which allegedly … Read more

Bishop Hubbard Denies New Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Retired Albany Catholic Diocese Bishop Howard J. Hubbard is denying the latest allegations leveled against him under the Child Victims Act, as the diocese continues to face new accusations of abuse by priests. Hubbard is denying the allegations in two new lawsuits filed in state Supreme Court in Albany County last week. One alleges that he was … Read more

Accused Bishop is Vice President of Catholic-Funded Communist Front-Group

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 … Read more