Father William F. Cummings
Diocese of Brooklyn
Assigned as follows:
- 1935-1956: St. Michael’s (Brooklyn, NY)
- 1957-1964: Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal (Brooklyn, NY)
- 1965-1966: St. Rose of Lima (Rockaway Beach, NY)
- 1967-1971: St. Martin of Tours (Brooklyn, NY)
- 1972-1978: St. Finbar’s (Brooklyn, NY)
Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father William F Cummings:
According to media reports, in 2019, Fr. William F Cummings’ name appeared publicly on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s list of clergy credibly accused of sex abuse of minors in the subsection “Diocese of Brooklyn Clergy Who Were Deceased/Or Resigned Prior to a Finding of Credibility.” 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 Cummings’ assignments at the time of the alleged abuse is unknown.
Cummings retired in 1979 and died in 1985.
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