Fr. Joseph Fitzgerald – Archdiocese of New York

| Jul 21, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Joseph Fitzgerald

Archdiocese of New York

Ordained: 1923

Died: 1977

Assignment History:

  • 1930-1931: St. Peter’s (Yonkers, NY)
  • 1932: St. James (Manhattan, NY)
  • 1933-1935: Sacred Heart (Barrytown, NY)
  • 1936: St. John the Evangelist (Pawling, NY)
  • 1937: St. Christopher’s (Montrose, NY)
  • 1938: Assumption (Richmond, NY)
  • 1942: St. Theresa (Briarcliff Manor, NY)
  • 1943-1949: St. John Chrysostom (Bronx, NY)
  • 1950-1953: St. Sylvester, Concord (Staten Island, NY)
  • 1954-1962: St. Paul the Apostle (Yonkers, NY)
  • 1963-1971: Sick Leave (NY)
  • 1972-1975: Retired

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Joseph Fitzgerald:

Fr. Joseph Fitzgerald is listed 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 the information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or Fitzgerald’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown. Fitzgerald died in 1977, two years after retirement.

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