Fr. Christopher Lee Coleman

Ordained: 1994
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Brooklyn NY

Removed 1/13/10. Name quietly added among 7 others to diocesan website 11/17 of priests laicized by the Vatican office “authorized to deal with cases involving sexual abuse of minors by a cleric.” In 11/17 Coleman’s Linkedin page reportedly indicated he still presented as a priest, stating, “I live a vowed life. Ordained 21 May 1994, Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn.” On diocese’s list in 2/19. It notes he was laicized 12/11/13. Reported in 2/20 to have been working since 2010 at a religious center in CT, Hermitage of Peace, which is not affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church, but is part of the ‘Old Roman Catholic Church’.

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