Fr. Anthony Acciarito – Diocese of Brooklyn

| Feb 9, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Anthony Acciarito

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1978

Laicized: 2002 

Assigned as follows:

  • 1978-1979: St. Aloysius (Ridgewood, NY)
  • 1980-1988: St. Athanasius (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1989-1997: Our Lady of Guadalupe (New York, NY)
  • 1998-2001: Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen (Brooklyn, NY)
  • St. Frances de Chantal (Bronx, NY)
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary (Brooklyn, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Anthony Acciarito:

According to media reports, in February 2019, Fr. Anthony Acciarito’s name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. Information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or Acciarito’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.

Acciarito was laicized in July 2002. His whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.

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