Fr. Richard G. Hartnett – Archdiocese of New York

| Jul 26, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Richard G. Hartnett

Archdiocese of New York/Jesuits

Ordained: 1972

Retired: 1982

Died: 2017

Assignment History:

  • 1966-1969: Xavier High School (Manhattan, NY)
  • 1973-1975: Collegio San Ignatio (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
  • 1978-1979: Xavier High School (Manhattan, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Richard Hartnett:

Fr. Richard G Hartnett was ordained a priest in 1972. He was named publicly as credibly accused by the Northeast Province Jesuits list updated in 2019. It notes an allegation received in 2019 of abuse of a minor in 1975. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.

Hartnett’s whereabouts and whether he had access to children between 1982 until his death is unknown. Hartnett left the Jesuits in 1982. He died in 2017, just two years before allegations came to light.

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