Fr. Joseph P. Adamo – Archdiocese of New York

| Jul 8, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Joseph P. Adamo

Archdiocese of New York

Ordained: 1942

Retired: 1987

Died: 2003

Assignment History:

  • 1943-1944: Our Lady of the Peace (New York, NY)
  • 1944-1946: St. Clare of Assisi (New York, NY)
  • 1947-1948: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (New York, NY)
  • 1948-1949: Santa Maria (Bronx, NY)
  • 1950-1951: Sacred Heart (Newburgh, NY)
  • 1952-1957: St. Dominic’s (New York, NY)
  • 1958-1959: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (Elmsford, NY)
  • 1960-1961: Our Lady of the Peace (New York, NY)
  • 1962-1964: Holy Rosary (New York, NY)
  • 1965-1966: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel-St. Benedict (Staten Island, NY)
  • 1967-1972: Sacred Heart (Dobbs Ferry, NY)
  • 1973-1981: Santa Maria (Bronx, NY)
  • 1982-1986: Most Blessed Sacrament Church (Bally, PA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Joseph Adamo:

For over 40 years, Fr. Joseph Adamo served the New York City Archdiocese. Adamo was named on the Archdiocese of New York’s 2019 List of Archdiocesan Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the abuse occurred, are unknown. According to the Archdiocese of New York, Adamo was removed from the ministry before his death in 2003.

Adamo’s status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1987 until his death in 2003 is unknown.

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