Fr. Joseph Pugliese – Diocese of Brooklyn

| May 27, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Joseph Pugliese

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1967

Died: 1998

Assigned as follows:

  • 1968-1972: Our Lady of Miracles (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1973-1985: St. Bernard (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1987-1988: St. Helen (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1989-1990: St. Francis de Sales (Queens, NY)
  • 1992-1994: St. Pascal Baylon (Queens, NY)
  • 1994-1996: St. Benedict, the Moor (Queens, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Joseph Pugliese:

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

Pugliese was removed from ministry in 1996 and died in May 1998.

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