Fr. John Phillips – Diocese of Albany

On Behalf of | Jun 26, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Fr. John Phillips

Diocese of Albany

Ordained: 1953

Retired: 1999

Died: 2001

Assigned as follows:

  • 1954-1957: St. Mary’s Church (Clinton Heights, NY)
  • 1958-1965: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Albany, NY)
  • 1966-1967: St. Mary’s Church (Ballston Spa, NY)
  • 1968-1969: St. Francis de Sales (Troy, NY)
  • 1970-1972: The Parish of St. John the Evangelist  (Rensselaer, NY)
  • 1973-1974: St. Anne’s Church (Waterford, NY)
  • 1974-1977: St. John the Baptist’s (Schenectady, NY)
  • 1978-1986: St. Thomas the Apostle (Mount Pleasant, NY)
  •  1987-1995: St. Brigid’s (Watervliet, NY)
  • 1996-1997: St. Joseph (Green Island, NY)
  • 1997-1998: St. Bernard (Cohoes, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father John Phillips:

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 that had appeared for the first time in any abuse allegations was Fr. John Phillips. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including the timeframe or location of the alleged abuse, were not listed. The number of victims who have come forward was also not listed.

It was recorded that Phillips retired in 1999, and died shortly thereafter in 2001.

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