Father Edward Stanley
Archdiocese of Newark
Died: Date Unknown
Assigned as follows:
- Sacred Heart (Bloomfield, NJ)
- St. John (Bergenfield, NJ)
- Archdiocesan Director CYO (NJ)
- St. Mary (Jersey City, NJ)
- St. Patrick (Elizabeth, NJ)
Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Edward Stanley:
Father Edward Stanley was ordained a priest in 1931 and served in the Archdiocese of Newark. According to media reports, in February 2019, his name was included on its list of 63 priests “credibly accused” of child sex abuse. The only specifics provided were the parishes and schools each priest served under and the number of victims known. Father Stanley was listed as having one alleged victim. The age/gender of that victim is unknown, as is the priest’s assignment at the time of the alleged abuse. According to the Archdiocese of Newark, he is dead. Whether he died as a priest in good standing, rather than as a priest in restricted ministry, is unclear.
“This list of names is the result of an extensive review of Archdiocesan records dating back to 1940. All names were previously reported to law enforcement agencies. The Archdiocese of Newark has a zero-tolerance policy for any type of mistreatment or misconduct involving children and young adults. No member of the clergy with a credible allegation of sexual abuse of a minor remains in ministry
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