Fr. Michael Cronin – Diocese of Albany

On Behalf of | Jun 18, 2019 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Michael Cronin

Diocese of Albany

Ordained: 1964

Resigned: 1977

Assigned as follows:

  • 1966: St. Francis de Sales (West Albany, NY)
  • 1967-1968: St. Clare’s (Colonie, NY)
  • 1969-1973: Saint Gregory’s School for Boys (Loudonville, NY)
  • 1974-1975: Rensselaer Poly Technic Institute (Troy, NY)
  • 1976-1977: St. Ann’s (Albany, NY)
  • 1982-1985: Salesian Junior Seminary Goshen (NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Michael Cronin:

Fr. Michael Cronin was ordained a priest in 1964. In 2018, Cronin was included on the Diocese of Albany list of priests who were named as being “credibly accused” of child sex abuse. Very little is known of Cronin’s activities within the church as the Diocese of Albany has not released all of the information about Cronin’s assignment history. In addition, information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or Cronin’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.

Cronin resigned from the ministry in 1977. Cronin’s whereabouts, his status as a priest, and whether he has access to children are unknown.

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