Fr. Vincent Bonelli – Archdiocese of Newark

| May 8, 2019 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Vincent Bonelli

Archdiocese of Newark


Assigned as Follows:

  • St. Francis Xavier Church (Newark, NJ)
  • Notre Dame Church (North Caldwell, NJ)
  • Religion Faculty of East Orange Catholic High School (East Orange, NJ)
  • Served as Chaplain at K of C (Caldwell, NJ)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Vincent Bonelli:

Father Vincent Bonelli was ordained to the priesthood in 1956. He served in multiple parishes throughout his career in the the Archdiocese of Newark. According to media reports, in February 2019, the Archdiocese of Newark released a list of 63 priests “credibly accused” of child sex abuse. One of the names listed was that of Father Vincent Bonelli.

The only specifics provided were the parishes and schools to which Father Bonelli was assigned, and the number of victims known to the Archdiocese. Father Bonelli was listed as having one credible accusation of sexual abuse. No specifics were provided as to the age/gender of the victim, nor of Father Bonelli’s assignment at the time of the alleged abuse.

According to the Archdiocese of Newark, Father Bonelli is deceased.

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