Br. Edward (Kyrin) Powers – Diocese of Brooklyn

| May 28, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Brother Edward (Kyrin) Powers

Diocese of Brooklyn

Joined: 1948

Died: 2001

Assigned as follows:

  • 1953-1957: Mount St. Joseph (Baltimore, MD)
  • 1958-1959: St. John’s Preparatory School (Danvers, MA)
  • 1960-1982: Xaverian High School (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1983-1988: NY Board of Education (Brooklyn, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Brother Edward (Kyrin) Powers:

Br. Edward (Kyrin) Powers joined the Xaverians in 1948. He served as an educator throughout his career. According to media reports, in 2013, he was accused of sexually abusing a child in Brooklyn, New York in the 1970s. Powers left the Xaverian Brothers in 1988.

In July 2019, his name appeared publicly on the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors, as well as the Xaverian Brothers’ list.

Powers died in 2001.

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