Father Walter Kearns
Archdiocese of New York
- 1963-1964: St. Mary’s (Wappingers Falls, NY)
- 1965-1970: Church of the Nazarene (Spring Valley, NY)
- 1971: Our Lady Star of the Sea (Staten Island, NY)
- 1979-1980: St. Martin de Porres (Poughkeepsie, NY)
- 1981-1983: Unknown
- 1984-1985: Absent Sick on Leave (NY)
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Walter Kearns:
Fr. Walter Kearns 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 when and where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown. His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1980 until his death is unknown.
Kearns died in 1985.
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