Fr. Eugene A. Connolly – Diocese of Brooklyn

| Feb 9, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Eugene A. Connolly  

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1967

Removed: 2004

Died: 2017

Assigned as follows:

  • St. Gabriel’s (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Our Lady of Angels (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1968-1969: St. Agnes’ (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1970-1976: On Duty Outside the Diocese (BRK); Diocesan Mission Apostolate, Paraguay
  • 1977: On Duty Outside the Diocese (BRK); Diocesan Mission Apostolate, Diocese Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay
  • 1978-1983: Assigned to Diocesan Mission Apostolate (BRK); (Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay)
  • 1984-1989: Special Assignment (BRK); (Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay)
  • 1990-1991: Released from Diocesan Assignment
  • 1992-1994: Holy Family (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 2007 Sacred Heart (Brooklyn, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Eugene A Connolly:

Fr. Eugene A Connolly served in the Diocese of Brooklyn for thirty-seven years. According to media reports, in February 2019, his name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

Connolly was removed from ministry in November 2004. His whereabouts, status as a priest, and whether he had access to children from approximately 1995 until 2006 and from 2008 until his death are unknown.

Connolly died in December 2017.

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