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Msgr. Joseph Lahey – Diocese of Brooklyn

Monsignor Joseph Lahey  

Diocese of Brooklyn

Joseph Lahey Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1948

Died: 1997

Assigned as follows:

  • 1949-1960: St. Mark’s (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1961-1964: St. Joseph’s (Long Island City, NY) 
  • 1965: Diocesan Offices and Directors, NY World’s Fair (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • 1965-1972: Church of the Sacred Heart (East Glendale, NY) 
  • 1967-1975: Diocesan Offices and Directors, Propagation of the Faith (Brooklyn, NY)
  • 1973-1997: St. Patrick’s (Brooklyn, NY) 

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Monsignor Joseph Lahey:

According to media reports, in February 2019, Msgr. Joseph Lahey’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 Lahey’s assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.

Lahey died in March 1997.

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