Fr. John Harrington – Archdiocese of New York

| Jul 25, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father John Harrington

Archdiocese of New York

Ordained: 1945

Retired: 1997

Died: 2009

Assignment History:

  • 1946: Boston College (Boston, MA)
  • 1947: The New York Foundling Hospital (New York, NY)
  • 1948-1961: Immaculate Conception (Yonkers, NY)
  • 1962-1964: St. Peter’s (Yonkers, NY)
  • 1965-1970: Cardinal McCloskey Home (White Plains, NY)
  • 1971-1979: Our Lady of Victory (Mt. Vernon, NY)
  • 1980-1982: Immaculate Conception (Tomkins Cove, NY)
  • 1983-1995: Immaculate Conception (Stony Point, NY)
  • 1996: Unknown
  • 1997: Retired

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father John Harrington:

In 2017, Fr. John Harrington was publicly accused of sexual abuse of minors when allegations were reported to the Archdiocese of New York. A longtime director of Family Services for New York Catholic Charities, Harrington, 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.

His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1996 until his death, is unknown. Harrington died in 2009.

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