Fr. Foster P. Rogers – Diocese of Rochester

Father Foster P. Rogers
Diocese of Rochester

Ordained: 1966
Resigned: 2002
Voluntarily laicized: 2012

Assigned as follows:

  • 1967-1969: Christ the King; Rochester, NY
  • 1970-1973: St. Patrick’s; Elmira, NY
  • 1974-1975: St. John the Evangelist; Rochester, NY
  • 1976-1979: Assumption Church; Fairport, NY
  • 1980-1998: St. Alphonsus Church; Auburn, NY
  • 1999-2002: St. Pius X Church; Rochester, NY

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Foster P. Rogers:

Father Foster P. Rogers was suspended from duties at St. Pius X Church in Chili, New York in 2002 and he resigned from his parish. That year, a man came forward and alleged that Rogers had molested him in 1975 when the man was a 16 year old boy.

When the allegations surfaced, another man also came forward to say that he had complained to the Diocese of Rochester in1993 about earlier abuse by Rogers, but nothing was done about the complaint.

Rogers was voluntarily laicized in 2012, according to a statement from Diocese of Rochester.

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