Fr. John D. Capillo – Diocese of Brooklyn

On Behalf of | Feb 9, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father John D. Capillo

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1969

Died: 2001

Assigned as follows:

  • 1969-1972: St. Gabriel’s (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1970-1971: St. Luke’s (Whitestone, NY)
  • 1972-1973: St. Mary Queen of Heaven (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1973: Absent on Leave 
  • 1974-1976: On Duty Outside the Diocese Mt. Savior Monastery (Pine City, NY)
  • 1977: St. Pius V (Jamaica, NY)   
  • 1977-1987: Our Lady of Guadalupe (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1978: Absent on Leave 
  • 1988: St. Rita (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1989-2001: Immaculate Heart of Mary (Brooklyn, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father John D Capillo:

According to media reports, in February 2019, Fr. John D Capillo’s name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors.

The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including the information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or Capillo’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.

when and where the abuse occurred, are unknown.

Capillo died in May 2001.

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