New Jersey Priest Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting a Teenager

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that a Roman Catholic priest pleaded guilty Monday to sexually assaulting a teenage girl in the early 1990s. Father Thomas P. Ganley, 63, of Phillipsburg, N.J., pleaded guilty to second-degree sexual assault before Superior Court Judge Diane Pincus in Middlesex County. In … Read more

New Jersey Clergy Abuse Task Force Makes First Arrest

A massive investigation by New Jersey authorities into the sexual abuse of young boys by priests has produced its first arrest. Fr. Thomas P. Ganley, 63, of Phillipsburg remained held in Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center in North Brunswick pending a detention hearing Friday on various sex assault counts. Ganley was a priest at St. … Read more