Tag: Franciscan Sisters

Sr. Kathleen Francis Honc – Diocese of Orlando

Sister Kathleen Francis Honc

Diocese of Orlando/Franciscan Sisters

Kathleen Honc Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1954

Retired: 2007

Died: 2016

Assignment History:

  • Melbourne Central Catholic School (Melbourne, FL)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Sister Kathleen Francis Honc:

In 2007, a woman came forward and accused Sister Kathleen Francis Honc of the Franciscan Sisters Order of sexually abusing her sometime between 1962 and 1971, while she was a student at Melbourne Central Catholic School in Florida. Honc was then removed from her position, but because the victim was over the age of 12 when the alleged abuse occurred, the case had passed the 7-year statute of limitations for prosecution. Sister Honc died in 2016 at the age of 85.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Diocese of Orlando in Florida.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in Florida, contact our office today. Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in Florida and nationwide. We can help. 

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Sister Anne – Archdiocese of New York

Sister Anne

Archdiocese of New York/Franciscan Sisters

Sister Anne Horowitz Law

Assignment History:

  • 1972-1974: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Lancaster, PA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Sister Anne:

Sr. Anne, a member of the Franciscan Sisters Order, was accused in a lawsuit filed in 2019 of sexually abusing a 7-year-old child. According to media reports, the alleged abuse took place between 1973-1974 while serving at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The church is now known as St. Mary of the Assumption. Information about the age/gender of her alleged victim or the nature of the alleged sexual abuse is unknown

Anne’s current status or whereabouts are unknown.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergy in the Archdiocese of New York. If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest or other Catholic clergy in New York State, contact our office today. Although many years have passed, those abused by Catholic clergy in the Archdiocese of New York now have legal options, but filing deadlines will apply so do not delay in reaching out to us. Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in New York and nationwide. We can help.

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