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Fr. Benjamin Yander – Diocese of Brooklyn

Father Benjamin Yander  

Diocese of Brooklyn

Benjamin Yander Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1931

Died: 1986

Assigned as follows:

  • 1932-1935: St. Joseph’s (Long Island City, NY)
  • 1936-1951: Fourteen Holy Martyrs’ (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1952: St. Pancras (Glendale, NY) 
  • 1953-1961: St. Mary Queen of Heaven (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1962-1963: Transfiguration (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1964-1976: American Martyrs (Bayside, NY)
  • 1977-1986: Retired; American Martyrs (Bayside, NY)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Benjamin Yander:

According to media reports, in February 2019, Fr. Benjamin Yander’s name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. The details of the allegations, including the information about the age/gender of his alleged victim/victims, the nature of the alleged sexual abuse, or Yander’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.

Yander’s access to children from when he retired in 1977 until his death in 1986 is unknown.

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