Fr. Stephen Maguire – Diocese of Buffalo

| Oct 6, 2019 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Stephen Maguire

Diocese of Buffalo

Ordained: 1987

Removed: 2019

Laicized: Unknown

Assigned as follows:

  • Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Stephen Maguire:

Father Stephen Maguire was ordained to the priesthood in the Archdiocese of New York in 1987. According to media reports, his name was included the Archdiocese of New York’s list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor released in April 2019. It was listed under the section titled “List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor or the Subject of Eligible IRCP Compensation Claims” in the subsection “[t]he following archdiocesan clergy have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor.”

The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, are unknown. Fr. Maguire has reportedly been removed from ministry and is in the process of being laicized. His current status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.

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