Fr. Joseph Aloysius Browne

Ordained: 1956
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Covington KY

Also referred to as “James Aloysius” or “Jay” Browne. Sued in 2003. Accused of rape of a girl, ages 13-16, who was a resident of Diocesan Children’s Home in Fort Mitchell 1963-66. He allegedly gave her alcohol, impregnated her and and forced an abortion. He left the priesthood in 1969, married, and moved to Canada. Laicized 11/3/73. Died 1/13/13. Included on the diocese’s 7/3/20 of those with substantiated allegationa(s).

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