Father Francis Salamandra
Diocese of Camden
Removed from ministry: Unknown
Assigned as follows:
- 1961-1962: St. Matthew (National Park, NJ)
- 1963: Camden Catholic High School (Cherry Hill, NJ)
- 1964: St. Michael (National Park, NJ)
- 1965-1970: St. Aloysius (Oaklyn, NJ)
- 1971-1972: St. Stephen (Pennsauken, NJ)
- 1973: St. Rose (Newfield, NJ)
- St. Ann (Wildwood, NJ)
- Our Lady of Good Counsel (Ocean City, NJ)
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Francis Salamandra:
Father Francis Salamandra was recently included on the Diocese of Camden list of priests who were named as being “credibly accused” of child sex abuse. Other than his assignments and the year of his ordination, the Diocese of Camden did not provide any information about the number of allegations against Salamandra or the nature of the misconduct alleged.
According to Bishop Sullivan, the list, “includes those who admitted to the abuse, those who were found guilty after a trial in the church courts or the civil courts, and others against whom the evidence was so overwhelming as to be virtually unquestionable.”
Salamandra is listed as “removed from ministry,” but information regarding the exact date of his removal, along with his current whereabouts, is unknown. According to the Diocese of Camden, Salamandra is still living. He is 88 years old.
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