Fr. John O’Connor – Diocese of Albany

On Behalf of | Jun 26, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father John O’ Connor

Diocese of Albany

Ordained: 1916

Died: 1961

John O’Connor assignments:

  • 1916-1929: Unknown
  • 1930-1932: Thurlow Terrace (Albany, NY)
  • 1930-1932: Rensselaer, NY
  • 1931-1946: Sacred Heart Church (Albany, NY)
  • 1948-1956: St. Henry’s (Averill Park, NY)
  • 1957-1961: St. Paul the Apostle (Troy, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father John O’Connor:

On November 30th, 2018, The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany released a list of names that contained clergy members who had been removed from ministry due to credible evidence of sexual misconduct with minors. One name on the list who had publicly been accused for the first time was Fr. John O’Connor. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred were not listed. The number of victims who had come forward with allegations against O’Connor was also not released by the diocese.

O’Connor has been listed as deceased since 1961.

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