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Fr. Christopher L. Coleman – Diocese of Brooklyn

Father Christopher L. Coleman

Diocese of Brooklyn

Christopher L. Coleman Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1994

Removed: 2010

Laicized: 2013

Assigned as follows:

  • St. Joseph College (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • Our Lady of Victory (Brooklyn, NY)
  • St. Peter Claver (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1995-1997: St. Rose of Lima (Queens, NY) 
  • 1998-2001: Blessed Virgin Mary, Help of Christians (Queens, NY)
  • 2002-2004: St. Ann-St. George (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 2005-2006: Our Lady of Monserrate-St. Ambrose (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 2007-2011: Queen of All Saints (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 2008-2014: Saint Martin de Porres (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 2010-2014: Members at Large 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Christopher L Coleman:

According to the Diocese of Brooklyn, Fr. Christopher L Coleman was removed from ministry in 2011 and was laicized in December 2013. According to media reports, in 2017, his Facebook and LinkedIn pages indicated that he was still presenting himself as a priest and was living at the Queen of All Saints Church in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. 

In February 2019, Coleman’s name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors. The details of the case were not made public and did not go to court. 

In February 2020, it was reported that Coleman received a doctorate in sociology from the CUNY Graduate Center and since 2010, has been a hermit and counselor at the Hermitage of Peace which is not affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church, but is part of the ‘Old Roman Catholic Church’. 

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