Fr. James A. Carey – Archdiocese of Newark

| May 8, 2019 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father James Carey

Archdiocese of Newark

Ordained: 1936

Assigned as Follows:

  • Christ the King Church  (Jersey City, NJ)
  • Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)
  • Chaplain, St. Elizabeth Hospital (Elizabeth, NJ)
  • Caplain, St. Mary Hospital (Jersey City, NJ)
  • Immaculate Conception Church (Montclair, NJ)
  • Oratory Prep School (Summit, NJ)
  • Holy Trinity Church (Westfield, NJ)
  • St. Michael Church (Jersey City, NJ)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father James Carey:

Father James Carey was ordained a priest in 1936 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.

“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.”

The only specifics provided by the Archdiocese of Newark in addition to the names of the priests were the parishes and schools each priest served under and the number of victims known to the Archdiocese. According to the Archdiocese of Newark, Carey has one alleged victim. The age/gender of that victim is unknown, as is his assignment at the time of the alleged abuse. According to the Archdiocese, Carey is deceased.

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