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Br. Paul Kevin Hennessy – Archdiocese of New York

Brother Paul Kevin Hennessy

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Ordained: 1958

Died: 2020

Assignment History:

  • 1965-1968: Cardinal Farley Military Academy (Rhinecliff, NY)
  • 1968-1985: Iona College (New Rochelle, NY)
  • 1985-1993: Provincial Superior Eastern Province Congregation of Christian Brothers (NY)
  • 1993- 1995: School for Pastoral Ministry (Port Charlotte, FL)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Brother Paul Kevin Hennessy:

Br. Paul Kevin Hennessy was named in a 2005 civil suit. The Plaintiff claimed he was sexually abused by Br. Hennessy when he first joined the Congregation of Christian Brothers. Br. Hennessy was the victim’s superior at Saint Joseph’s Hall when he allegedly sexually abused him in 1970.

The Plaintiff’s appeal was dismissed by the NY Supreme Court in 2009.  Br. Hennessy died in 2020 at the age of 88 in Venice, Florida. His status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from 1995 until his death in 2020 is unknown.

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