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Fr. Anthony Ocloo – Diocese of Brooklyn

Father Anthony Ocloo

Diocese of Brooklyn

Ordained: 1992

Removed: 2005

Assigned as follows:

  • St. Ephrem’s  (Brooklyn, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Anthony Ocloo:

Father Anthony Ocloo was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Keta-Akatsi in Ghana Africa. According to media reports, in October 2005, he was arrested and charged after an allegation was reported through the diocesan telephone “hot line” that he sexually abused a 16-year-old girl in the rectory of St. Ephrem’s in Dyker Heights. He was living and serving at the church while pursuing an MBA at St. John’s University. Father Ocloo was immediately placed on leave and ordered to leave St. Ephrem’s. His current whereabouts are unknown. 

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