Fr. Arthur Minichello – Diocese of Brooklyn

On Behalf of | Apr 21, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Arthur Minichello  

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1973

Removed: 2018

Assigned as follows:

  • Fontbonne Hall Academy (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1974-1983: St. Dominic (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1984-1988: St. Rosalia (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1989-1998: St. Dominic (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1999-2011: St. Fidelis (Queens, NY) 
  • 2012-2017: SS. Simon and Jude (Brooklyn, NY) 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Arthur Minichello:

According to media reports, Fr. Arthur Minichello allegedly repeatedly sexually abused a male student while at St. Rosalia in Brooklyn, New York. In June 2018, he was permanently removed from ministry. 

In February 2019, Minichello’s name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. He is believed to be living at Queen of Peace Residence in Queens Village, New York. His current status as a priest and whether he has access to children are unknown.

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