Fr. Joseph C. Towle (Jesuit) – Diocese of Rockville Centre

| Dec 22, 2019 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Joseph Towle

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Ordained: 1966

Died: 2016

Assigned as follows:

  • 1968-1971      St Ignatius Retreat House at Insafada (North Hills, NY)
  • 1971-1978      Mount Manresa Retreat House (Staten Island, NY)
  • 1979-1983      Jesuit Provincial’s Office (Bronx, NY)
  • 1984-1997      Manida St. Jesuit Community (Bronx, NY)
  • 1997-2002      St. Ignatius School (Bronx, NY)
  • 2003                Unknown
  • 2004-2009      West Side Jesuit Community (New York, NY)
  • 2009-2010      Unknown
  • 2011-2012      Jesuit Community of the Immaculate Conception (New York, NY)
  • 2013-2016      Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Father Joseph Towle:

Father Joseph Towle was ordained a priest of the Jesuit order that worked in the Diocese of Rockville Centre and Archdiocese of New York. According to media reports, in 2019, his name was included on the Jesuit’s list of “USA Northeast Province Jesuits with Credible Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor.” The list includes any allegations where the offense was admitted by a Jesuit, or where it was established as credible after an investigation. The list noted that in 1991, an allegation was reported that Father Towle sexually abused a minor in 1971. He  died in 2016.

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