Fr. James Pfeiffer – Archdiocese of New York

| Aug 12, 2020 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father James Pfeiffer

Archdiocese of New York

Ordained: 1970

Removed: Unknown

Died: 2002

Assigned as follows:

  • 1971-1974: Visitation (New York, NY)
  • 1975-1976: All Saints (New York, NY)
  • 1977-1985: Immaculate Conception (New York, NY)
  • 1986-1993: Most Holy Trinity (Yonkers, NY)
  • 1994-1995: Unknown
  • 1996-2000: Pope John Paul II Residence (New York, NY)
  • 2001: Unknown
  • 2002: Mary Manning Walsh Home (New York, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father James Pfeiffer:

According to media reports, in April 2019, Fr. James Pfeiffer’s name appeared on the Archdiocese of New York’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. The details of the allegations, including the information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or Pfeiffer’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown. Claims against him are eligible to be settled through the Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program (IRCP).

Pfeiffer was removed from the ministry. He died in 2002.

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