Father Francis Evans
Diocese of Brooklyn
Assigned as follows:
- 1958: St. Thomas More-St. Edmund (Rockaway-Breezy Points, NY)
- 1959-1972: St. Bartholomew (Elmhurst, NY)
- 1973-1997: Our Lady of Grace (Howard Beach, NY)
Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Francis Evans:
According to media reports, in June 2019, Fr. Francis Evans’ name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s updated list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. The details of the allegations, including the information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or Evans’ assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.
Evans retired in 1998 and died in June 2019.
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