Fr. Joseph A. Abruzzese

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Ordained: 1990
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Providence RI

Placed on leave 12/1/93. Pled no contest in 1994 to second-degree sexual assault for grabbing and fondling a 16-year- old boy in a local park. Sentenced to 5 years probation and counseling. Shown as Absent on Leave in the 1995 -2002 Official Catholic Directories. Not listed after 2002. On the diocese’s list 7/1/19 (name misspelled Abbruzzese).

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