Father Daniel M. Dougherty
Archdiocese of New York
- 1928-1929: Unknown
- 1930-1942: St. Veronica’s (New York, NY)
- 1931: Motherhouse, Novitiate, and Scholasticate of the Sisters of Charity, (New York, NY)
- 1930-1932: College of Mount Saint Vincent (New York, NY)
- 1933-1942: St. Clare’s (New York, NY)
- 1943-1944: Blessed Sacrament (New Rochelle, NY)
- 1944-1954: Cathedral College (St. Joseph’s Seminary and College) (New York, NY)
- 1955-1972: St. Patrick’s (Verplanck, NY)
- 1973-1978: Retired
- 1976-1978: St. Patrick’s (Verplanck, NY)
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Daniel Dougherty:
Msgr. Daniel Dougherty was publicly named on the Archdiocese of New York’s 2019 List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor or the Subject of Eligible IRCP Compensation Claims. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender are unknown.
Dougherty reportedly ran a camp for seminarians at Clairvaux during the summers for approximately 30 years. Both the camp and Dougherty were well known to the priests of New York during his 50-year tenure.
Dougherty died in 1978 in Verplanck, New York.
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