Fr. John Voglio – Archdiocese of New York

| Jul 28, 2020 | Catholic Church, Sex

Father John Voglio (Salesian)

Archdiocese of New York

Ordained: 1987

Removed: 2002

Laicized: Unknown

Assigned as follows:

  • St. Dominic Savio High School (East Boston, MA)
  • Salesian High School (New Rochelle, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father John Voglio:

Fr. John Voglio was ordained a Salesian priest in 1987. He worked in a Salesian High School and a parish in the Archdiocese of New York. According to media reports, in March 2002, during the Attorney General’s investigation, he was accused of repeated sexual abuse of a 12-year-old boy in 1982 at Camp Don Bosco in New Hampshire where Voglio was a counselor at the camp. The alleged abuse included oral sex. Later in 1982, he wrote to the alleged victim from Ohio, saying that he was going to become a priest.

In April 2019, Voglio’s name appeared on the Archdiocese of New York’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. It noted Voglio was removed from ministry and laicized. In 2020, Voglio was included on the Salesians list of clergy accused of child sexual abuse.

Voglio withdrew from the Salesians in 1994. He was removed from ministry in 2002. His current whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.

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