Fr. Francis Gillen – Diocese of Brooklyn

On Behalf of | Feb 10, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Francis Gillen 

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1964

Died: 1997

Assigned as follows:

  • 1965: St. Gertrude’s (Edgemere, NY)
  • 1966-1969: St. Boniface’s (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1970-1980: St. Therese of Lisieux (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1981-1986: Sacred Heart (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1987-1994: St. Joan of Arc (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1995-1997: Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (Brooklyn, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Francis Gillen:

According to media reports, in February 2019, Fr. Francis Gillen’s name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s 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 Gillen’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.

Gillen died in 1997.

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