Father Carsten Martensen
Diocese of Rochester
Assigned as follows:
- Fordham Preparatory School, Bronx, NY
- Ithaca College at Cornell, Ithaca, NY
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Carsten Martensen:
In 2019, the Diocese of Rochester received an allegation that Father Carsten Martensen, a Jesuit priest, sexually abused a minor in the 1970s. There are no further details regarding the allegation.
Martensen had been a campus minister since 2007 at Ithaca College at Cornell. He also taught in the South Bronx at a summer day camp and was chaplain at Fordham Prep.
Martensen was suspended pending an investigation by the Jesuits. He currently lives in Freeville, New York.
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