Fr. Walter Kearns – Archdiocese of New York

Father Walter Kearns

Archdiocese of New York

Walter Kearns Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1961

Died: 1985

Assignment History:

  • 1962: Unknown
  • 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. Fr. Kearns died in 1985. His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1980 until his death in 1985 is unknown.

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