Fr. Eugene Hicks – Archdiocese of New York

| Jul 28, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father Eugene Hicks

Archdiocese of New York

Ordained: 1952

Died: 1986

Assignment History:

  • 1953-1954: Regina Coeli (Hyde Park-on-Hudson, NY)
  • 1955-1957: St. Charles Borromeo (New York, NY)
  • 1958-1986: St. Clare’s (Staten Island, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Eugene Hicks:

Fr. Eugene Hicks was the first black Catholic priest ordained in New York. He became the longest-serving priest (29 years) at St. Clare’s in Staten Island, NY. Hicks was 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 alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. Hicks died in 1986 while still serving at St. Clare’s in Staten Island, New York.

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