Fr. Richard J. Orlando – Diocese of Rochester

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Father Richard J. Orlando
Diocese of Rochester

Ordained: 1947
Retired: 1993
Died: 2006

Assigned as follows:

  • 1947-1954: St. Francis Xavier; Rochester, NY
  • 1955: Our Lady of Mount Carmel; Rochester, NY
  • 1956-1958: St. Anthony of Padua; Rochester, NY
  • 1959-1963: Our Lady of Mount Carmel; Rochester, NY
  • 1964-1966: Holy Rosary; Rochester, NY
  • 1967-1968: St. Helen; Gates, NY
  • 1969-1993: St. Michael; Lyons, NY

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Richard J. Orlando:

Father Richard J. Orlando was one of eight priests accused of sexually abusing minors in a lawsuit filed against the Diocese of Rochester in 2018. At the time, the Diocese of Rochester said Orlando had no other allegations against him.  No details were made public by the Diocese about the allegation, such as the age/gender of his alleged victim or Orlando’s assignment at the time of the abuse.

Orlando died in 2006.   At the the time of his death, he was residing in the rectory of St. Thomas More.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims of sexual abuse in the Diocese of Rochester.  The Diocese of Rochester in New York filed for bankruptcy protection in 2019.  Our lawyers are now offering free legal consultations to discuss a potential lawsuit and your other options as a survivor of sexual abuse by priests and other employees of the Rochester Diocese.  

Very strict filing deadlines have now been set by the Bankruptcy Court.  Most victims of abuse will never be able to recover damages if they miss this deadline, so please contact us to discuss your case today.    Call us at (888) 283-9922 or send an e-mail to adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com.