Msgr. John Cross – Diocese of Brooklyn

On Behalf of | Feb 11, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Monsignor John Cross

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1916

Died: 1980

Assigned as follows:

  • St. Stephen (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • Our Lady of Victory (Brooklyn, NY)  
  • 1930-1933: St. Patrick’s (Glen Cove, NY)  
  • 1934: Our Lady of Good Counsel (Inwood, NY)
  • 1935-1950: St. Patrick’s (Glen Cove, NY) 
  • 1951-1980: St. Therese of Lisieux (Brooklyn, NY) 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Monsignor John Cross:

According to media reports, in 2019, Msgr. John Cross’s name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors in the subsection “Diocese of Brooklyn Clergy Who Were Deceased/Or Resigned Prior to a Finding of Credibility.” 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 Cross’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.

Cross retired in 1968 and died in 1980.

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