Father Theodore Kocian (Pallottines)
Diocese of Buffalo
Assigned as follows:
Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Theodore Kocian:
Father Theodore Kocian was a priest of the Society of the Catholic Apostolate (S.A.C.) Pallottines. The date of his ordination is unknown. According to media reports, in November 2018, his name was included in the Diocese of Buffalo’s updated list of priests credibly accused of child sexual abuse. It appeared under the heading: “Priests with Substantiated Claims of Sexual Abuse of a Minor – Religious Orders”. The original list was published in March 2018.
Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims of sexual abuse in the Diocese of Buffalo and throughout New York. The Diocese of Buffalo filed for federal bankruptcy protection in February 2020. Anyone sexually abused by a priest or employee of the Diocese of Buffalo may be entitled to file a claim against the Diocese in these bankruptcy proceedings, but very strict filing deadlines apply. Most victims of abuse in the Diocese of Buffalo will never be able to take action against the Diocese of Buffalo if they miss this bankruptcy filing deadline, so it is important that you contact us immediately to discuss your potential case.