Fr. Daniel M. Dougherty – Archdiocese of New York

| Jul 18, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Daniel M. Dougherty

Archdiocese of New York

Ordained: 1927

Retired: 1973

Died: 1978

Assignment History:

  • 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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