Tag: Suffolk County Grand Jury Report

Priest U – Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest U

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest U Diocese of Rockville Centre Horowitz Law

Ordained: Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Priest U:

In 2003, the Suffolk County Grand Jury released a report of accusations made against 23 Roman Catholic priests in the Diocese of Rockville Centre. The priests, whose names were omitted, were identified only by letters in the report. According to the report, the identity of Priest U is believed to be unknown. It noted “The young man who was the focus of his mother’s complaint to the Diocese has now  retained an attorney and is asking for financial help with counseling. The initial request is for
$50,000. We believe we can settle this matter for even less than that amount.”

The report also noted, “(Name omitted) had a rather angry letter from Priest U complaining that “ the
Diocese has let him down” and asking when we are going to “solve” his problem. In fact we are about to settle the case for the $50,000 initially requested (on advice of our insurance people). This is only one small part of Priest U’s “problem” and it is the only part we can solve.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergies in the Diocese of Rockville Centre in New York.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in New York, contact our office today. In October 2020, the Rockville Centre Diocese filed for federal bankruptcy protection.  The Court will resolve all claims of sexual abuse in this process but strict filing deadlines will apply and no late claims will be considered, so contact us today.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in New York and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Priest S – Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest S

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest S Diocese of Rockville Centre Horowitz Law

Ordained: Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Priest S:

In 2003, the Suffolk County Grand Jury released a report of accusations made against 23 Roman Catholic priests in the Diocese of Rockville Centre. The priests, whose names were omitted, were identified only by letters in the report. According to the report, the identity of Priest S is believed to be unknown. 

It stated he “was accused of fondling and raping four teenaged girls in his parish. After residential treatment both the facility and the Diocesan priest who was acting as a support person for Priest S, and who happened also to be a medical doctor specializing in psychiatry, both recommended that he not be returned to his parish. For some unexplainable reason the Diocese disregarded this advice and returned Priest S to his parish. This parish had an elementary school attached to it.” 

The report went on to describe how, “The victims had all been severely traumatized by their abuse, one had attempted suicide and the others dealt regularly with depression and anger.” 

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergies in the Diocese of Rockville Centre in New York.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in New York, contact our office today. In October 2020, the Rockville Centre Diocese filed for federal bankruptcy protection.  The Court will resolve all claims of sexual abuse in this process but strict filing deadlines will apply and no late claims will be considered, so contact us today.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in New York and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Priest R – Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest R

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest R Diocese of Rockville Centre Horowitz Law

Ordained: Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Priest R:

In 2003, the Suffolk County Grand Jury released a report of accusations made against 23 Roman Catholic priests in the Diocese of Rockville Centre. The priests, whose names were omitted, were identified only by letters in the report. According to the report, the identity of Priest R is believed to be unknown. 

It stated that “Priest R was assigned to a Diocesan school when seven boys complained to the Diocese
that he had been sexually abusing them. He had also given them drugs, alcohol and pornography.
The boys routinely slept in this priest’s room in the rectory, it was common for them to ask each
other, “Who’s going to get the wood tonight?” Priest R usually picked out one boy per night to
sleep with him in bed. Priest R later admitted that all of the boys’ reports were true.”

When sent for a psychiatric evaluation, he disclosed he that he had been sodomized
by a priest as a child. An additional report noted that Priest R suffered from a severe personality disorder, and a clear sexual interest in adolescent males. Evaluators recommended that he have no ministry where he could associate with young men.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergies in the Diocese of Rockville Centre in New York.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in New York, contact our office today. In October 2020, the Rockville Centre Diocese filed for federal bankruptcy protection.  The Court will resolve all claims of sexual abuse in this process but strict filing deadlines will apply and no late claims will be considered, so contact us today.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in New York and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Priest Q – Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest Q

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest Q Diocese of Rockville Centre Horowitz Law

Ordained: Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Priest Q:

In 2003, the Suffolk County Grand Jury released a report of accusations made against 23 Roman Catholic priests in the Diocese of Rockville Centre. The priests, whose names were omitted, were identified only by letters in the report. According to the report, the identity of Priest Q is believed to be unknown. 

It stated that in the early 1990s, the supervising pastor of this priest found pornographic tapes in his room. Some of the images appeared to be old. Others, however, were as recent as one year prior to the
discovery of the tape and included “sexual activity with an underage boy apparently from the parish.” The pastor reported his findings to to the highest level of the Diocese. Priest Q was sent for evaluation and treatment. According to the from the evaluation report, the priest admitted to abusing a 15-year-old boy in the rectory, but officials never reported the incident to the police. Additionally, “no attempt was made by the diocese to locate and assist the victim.” 

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergies in the Diocese of Rockville Centre in New York.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in New York, contact our office today. In October 2020, the Rockville Centre Diocese filed for federal bankruptcy protection.  The Court will resolve all claims of sexual abuse in this process but strict filing deadlines will apply and no late claims will be considered, so contact us today.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in New York and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Priest N – Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest N

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest N Diocese of Rockville Centre Horowitz Law

Ordained: Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Priest N:

In 2003, the Suffolk County Grand Jury released a report of accusations made against 23 Roman Catholic priests in the Diocese of Rockville Centre. The priests, whose names were omitted, were identified only by letters in the report. According to the report, the identity of Priest N is believed to be unknown. 

It stated that “Visiting priests often worked for extended periods of time without ever officially being incardinated in the Diocese. One of these priests, from a country in the South Pacific, sexually abused girls, in at least two parish assignments.” He is known as Priest N.

The parents of one of the girls, a 10-year-old, reported an incident in which Priest N put his hands in her pants while he was a dinner guest at the family’s home. A Diocese official told the mother that the abuse was a ‘cultural misunderstanding.’ Priest N was later removed from ministry and sent him for psychiatric evaluation and treatment. He was eventually was released from the Diocese because it was determined that he was untreatable. 

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergies in the Diocese of Rockville Centre in New York.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in New York, contact our office today. In October 2020, the Rockville Centre Diocese filed for federal bankruptcy protection.  The Court will resolve all claims of sexual abuse in this process but strict filing deadlines will apply and no late claims will be considered, so contact us today.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in New York and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Priest L – Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest L

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest L Diocese of Rockville Centre Horowitz Law

Ordained: Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Priest L:

In 2003, the Suffolk County Grand Jury released a report of accusations made against 23 Roman Catholic priests in the Diocese of Rockville Centre. The priests, whose names were omitted, were identified only by letters in the report. According to the report, the identity of Priest L is believed to be unknown. 

The report stated that this priest was accused of sexually abusing 3 out of 4 brothers. The 4th brother committed killed himself before it could be determined if he had also been abused. 

“The brothers who were abused by this priest came to refer to themselves as the ‘Forgotten Four.’ They were a large family, seven boys, and one girl. Their mother thought of Priest L as her, ‘the eighth son’.”

The surviving brothers reported the abuse to the diocese. They were offered little more than counseling by diocesan officials. After years of frustration, grief, and angry letter writing, a settlement was finally reached with the remaining 3 brothers for $65,000 each.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergies in the Diocese of Rockville Centre in New York.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in New York, contact our office today. In October 2020, the Rockville Centre Diocese filed for federal bankruptcy protection.  The Court will resolve all claims of sexual abuse in this process but strict filing deadlines will apply and no late claims will be considered, so contact us today.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in New York and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Priest K – Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest K

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest K Diocese of Rockville Centre Horowitz Law

Ordained: Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Priest K:

In 2003, the Suffolk County Grand Jury released a report of accusations made against 23 Roman Catholic priests in the Diocese of Rockville Centre. The priests, whose names were omitted, were identified only by letters in the report. According to the report, the identity of Priest K is believed to be unknown. 

It stated that he was accused of sexually abusing one child during his first assignment. 

“The priest had once gone on a retreat with the victim’s father and was a frequent visitor in their home. When Priest K invited the boy to travel with him to the home of a relative, his parents readily agreed.” 

In 1998, the survivor recorded a conversation in which the Priest admitted the abuse. He later sued and settled for $160,000. 

Priest K later abused another child whose father complained to the Diocese. No action was taken and he remained in ministry.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergies in the Diocese of Rockville Centre in New York.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in New York, contact our office today. In October 2020, the Rockville Centre Diocese filed for federal bankruptcy protection.  The Court will resolve all claims of sexual abuse in this process but strict filing deadlines will apply and no late claims will be considered, so contact us today.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in New York and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.

Priest G – Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest G 

Diocese of Rockville Centre

Priest G Diocese of Rockville Centre Horowitz Law

Ordained: Unknown

Summary of Abuse Allegations Against Priest G:

In 2003, the Suffolk County Grand Jury released a report of accusations made against 23 Roman Catholic priests in the Diocese of Rockville Centre. The priests, whose names were omitted, were identified only by letters in the report. According to the report, the identity of Priest G is believed to be unknown. He was accused of abusing many altar boys, starting when he was a deacon. He was repeatedly transferred despite church officials’ knowledge of his abusive history.

The report stated, “Priest G attended a college seminary prior to entering the seminary. Before admission to the college, he was given a psychiatric evaluation. He was described by the examiner as, ‘immature and somewhat schizoid’, as well as a serious problem who needed attention and further evaluation. No such evaluation was forthcoming. Altar servers were a favorite target of sexually abusive priests.” 

Priest G was assigned to a parish with an elementary school after his ordination. When a survivor reported child sexual abuse, “The Auxiliary Bishop confirmed that there had been other incidents of sexual abuse with Priest G and children.” In one instance, he placed a dog collar around a boy’s neck. He was removed and transferred to another elementary school, where the abuse reportedly continued.

Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clergies in the Diocese of Rockville Centre in New York.  If you need a lawyer because you were sexually abused by a priest in New York, contact our office today. In October 2020, the Rockville Centre Diocese filed for federal bankruptcy protection.  The Court will resolve all claims of sexual abuse in this process but strict filing deadlines will apply and no late claims will be considered, so contact us today.  Our lawyers have decades of experience representing survivors of clergy sexual abuse in New York and nationwide. We can help. 

Contact us at (888) 283-9922 or adam@adamhorowitzlaw.com to discuss your options today.