Fr David Walker – Diocese of Syracuse

Father David Walker

Diocese of Syracuse

Ordained: 1959

Died: 1988

Assigned as follows:

  • Holy Family (Fulton, NY)
  • St. Cecilia’s (Solvay, NY)
  • St. Patrick’s (Oneida, NY) 
  • St. Therese Little Flower of Jesus (Syracuse, NY) 
  • St. Patrick’s (Forestport, NY) 
  • Oswego Catholic High School (Oswego, NY)
  • United Health Services (Binghamton, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father David Walker:

Father David Walker’s name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Syracuse’s list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors, published in December 2018. It released almost no information on the allegations against each priest, including age/gender of the victims, or the priest’s assignment at the time of the alleged abuse. 

He is among 20 priests who were dead at the time an allegation of abuse was reported and faced no claims while alive. It was noted that Father Walker had one claim made against him. He died in 1988 at age 55.

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