Fr. Gerard J. Brown
Diocese: Diocese of Trenton NJ
Named publicly as accused by the Trenton diocese on its list 2/13/19. Multiple alleged victims noted. Died in 2013. One accuser stated publicly in 6/19 that when he was a 16-year-old seminary student and parishioner at St. Mary of the Lake in Lakewood, Brown abused and attempted to rape him. In a 12/19 lawsuit a man alleged Brown abused him at age 15. He said church officials called him a liar at the time, and that they covered up multiple cases involving the priest. Brown is deceased.
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