Father William O’Brien
Diocese of Pittsburgh
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father William O’Brien:
Father William O’Brien was ordained a priest in 1942, who served who served in multiple parishes including in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. According to media reports, in April 2019, he was identified on the Archdiocese of New York list of 120 credibly accused clergy who were already deceased when allegations of child sexual abuse were filed against them. It notes the allegations against Father O’Brien were filed after the priest died in 1992, but before the Diocese of Pittsburgh began reporting post-mortem allegations in 2002. It provides no information on assignments and no description of the allegations.
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