Fr. Richard Jones – Diocese of Albany

| Jun 24, 2019 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Richard Jones

Diocese of Albany

Ordained: 1973

Resigned: 1986

Assigned as follows:

  • 1974: Unknown
  • 1975: St. Williams (Albany, NY)
  • 1976-1979: Unknown
  • 1980-1982: St. Mary’s (Ballston Spa, NY)
  • 1983-1985: Visitation of the Blessed Mary (Schuylerville, NY)
  • 1986-1987: St. Anthony’s (Schenectady, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Richard Jones:

In November 2018, Father Richard Jones’ name first appeared publicly on the Diocese of Albany’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. The Diocese of Albany has not released any information on the allegation regarding the age/gender of the victim was given. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, are unknown. Jones’ status as a priest, current whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.

Jones resigned from the ministry in 1986.

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