Monsignor James E. White
Archdiocese of New York
Assigned as follows:
- Rice High School, Power Memorial Academy (Manhattan, NY)
- Bishop Hendricken High School (Warwick, RI)
- Saints Clement and Michael Parish (Staten Island, NY)
- Saint Mary’s Parish (Newburgh, NY)
- Cardinal Hayes High School (Bronx, NY)
- Saint John Neumann College Seminary (Riverdale, NY)
- Blessed Sacrament Parish (Bronx, NY)
- St. Vito-Most Holy Trinity (Mamaroneck, NY)
Summary of Abuse Allegations against Monsignor James E White:
Msgr. James E White was a member of the Congregation of Christian Brothers before being ordained a priest in 1983. He served as Dean of Students at Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx, New York, and as Parochial Vicar at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. In October 1995, Pope John Paul II named him a Prelate of Honor with the title “Monsignor”. He also served as Secretary to the late Cardinal John O’Connor, Archbishop of New York.
According to media reports, in October 2019, White, pastor of St. Vito-Most Holy Trinity in Mamaroneck, New York was placed on administrative leave after he was accused of child sexual abuse in a lawsuit filed under the NY Child Victims Act. The allegations dated back to the 1980s, when he was assigned to Cardinal Hayes High School, an all-boys school in the Bronx. He denied the allegations.
White died in December 2019.
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