Fr. Guy Puglisi – Diocese of Albany

Father Guy Puglisi

Diocese of Albany/Diocese of BrooklynGuy Puglisi Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1971

Died: 2003

Assignment History:

  • 1970-1976: St. Teresa of Avila (Albany, NY)
  • 1977-2003: Catholic Elementary Schools for the Diocese of Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Guy Puglisi:

Fr. Guy Puglisi has been accused of sexually abusing two minors at St. Teresa of Avila in Albany, NY, one between 1974 to 1975 and the other in 1976. No information on the allegation regarding the age/gender of the victims were given. The 1976 Official Catholic Directory lists Puglisi as absent on leave from the Diocese of Brooklyn during that time, working at St. Teresa’s in Albany.

Fr. Puglisi served as superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Brooklyn for nearly a decade. In 2003, Puglisi died from cancer at the age of 59.

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