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Fr. Richard G. Hartnett – Archdiocese of New York/Jesuits

Father Richard G. Hartnett

Archdiocese of New York/JesuitsRichard G. Hartnett Horowitz Law

Ordained: 1972

Retired: 1982

Died: 2017

Assignment History:

  • 1973-1975: Collegio San Ignatio (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
  • 1973-1978: Xavier High School (Manhattan, NY)
  • 1978-1979: Jesuit High School (Manhattan, NY)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Richard Hartnett:

Fr. Richard G. Hartnett was named publicly as credibly accused by the Northeast Province Jesuits list updated in 2019. It notes an allegation received in 2019 of abuse of a minor in 1975. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.

Hartnett left the Jesuits in 1982. He passed away in 2017, just two years before allegations came to light. Fr. Hartnett’s whereabouts and whether he had access to children between 1982 and his death in 2017 are unknown.

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