Brooklyn Diocese Lists Names of 108 Priests Accused of Abuse

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, on Friday published the names of more than 100 priests who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors over the diocese’s 166-year-history. The diocese said that the bulk of cases involved priests ordained between 1930 and 1979 and that there’ve been just two cases since the Catholic Church … Read more

The Year Since Michael Whalen Spoke Truth to the Buffalo Diocese

It’s been a year of abuse scandals, law enforcement investigations and parishioner protests for the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. But it all started with Michael Whalen, a regular guy from South Buffalo, breaking his silence in March. “I’m not afraid anymore,” he said at a news conference in front of the chancery in March. Later that night, … Read more

O’Malley Exposes Dolan Abuse Cover-Up?

Church Militant has learned that Boston’s Cdl. Sean O’Malley has reported a case of predatory homosexual sex abuse by a New York priest and the ensuing cover-up by New York’s Cdl. Timothy Dolan to the papal nuncio to the United States, Abp. Christophe Pierre. In a letter dated Dec. 21, O’Malley draws the nuncio’s attention to the case … Read more

Syracuse: 57 Priests Named in Sexual Abuse

Fifty-seven priests have been named, with credible claims of child sexual abuse against them, by the Syracuse Roman Catholic Diocese Monday morning. At least eight of the priests listed have ties to the Mohawk Valley in some way. The local priests include: Felix Colosimo, who served most recently at Our Lady of the Rosary in … Read more

New York Attorney General’s Office has Issued Subpoenas to every Catholic Diocese in the State

The New York attorney general’s office has issued subpoenas to every Catholic diocese in the state, becoming the latest U.S. state to embark on a major investigation of sex crimes committed and covered up by Catholic priests. And New Jersey quickly followed on Thursday, announcing a criminal task force focused on investigating sexual abuse by Catholic … Read more