Fr. William Houston – Diocese of Brooklyn

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

Father William Houston

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1963

Died: 1980

Assigned as follows:

  • 1964-1966: St. Peter Claver (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1967-1969: St. Pascal Baylon (St. Albans, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father William Houston:

According to media reports, in February 2019, Fr. William Houston’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 Houston’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.

His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from his last known assignment in 1969 until his death is unknown.

Houston died in February 1980.

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