Fr. Joseph Nolan – Diocese of Brooklyn

| Jun 10, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Joseph Nolan

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1947

Died: 2019

Assigned as follows:

  • 1948: Holy Innocents (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1949: Immaculate Conception (Long Island City, NY)
  • 1950-1952: St. Michael’s (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1953-1963: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1964-1968: St. Vincent Ferrer (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1969-1975: Visitation of the Blessed
  • 1976-1978: Our Lady of the Snows (North Floral Park, NY)
  • 1979-1997: Sacred Heart (Cambria Heights, NY)
  • 1998-2018: Retired, Sacred Heart (Cambria Heights, NY) Bishop Mugavero Residence (Douglaston, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Joseph Nolan:

According to media reports, in 2017, Fr. Joseph Nolan was accused of sexually abusing a child from 1976 to 1979 while he served at Our Lady of Snows in North Floral Park, New York. In February 2019, his name was included on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. According to the Diocese, the Diocese’s Review Board deemed the allegation to be unsubstantiated due to insufficient evidence.

Nolan retired in 1998. He died in 2019.

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