Former Cardinal Spellman, Stepinac priest accused of sex abuse at Resurrection Church in Rye

Rockland/Westchester Journal News

August 30, 2019

By Mark Lungariello

William T. White faced previous accusations of abuse at Stepinac and Holy Cross in Manhattan.

A former Rye priest was accused of sexually molesting an altar boy in the 1970s in a lawsuit filed Thursday under New York’s Child Victims Act.

William T. White is accused of sexually abusing the victim at the Church of the Resurrection in Rye multiple times between 1972 and 1973, when the boy was 11 and 12 years old, according to the suit.

These are the latest allegations against White, who has faced accusations that he sexually abused children while an administrator at Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains and Holy Cross in Manhattan.

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