Fr. Edward Barry

Ordained: 1973
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

Monsignor. Placed on administrative leave in 10/19 due to an accusation in a lawsuit filed under the NY Child Victims Act that he sexually assaulted a child decades prior. The archdiocese announced in 6/20 that the allegations were credible and substantiated. Permanently removed from ministry.


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