Fr. Rocco Charles D’Angelo

Ordained: 1956
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Miami FL

Miami Archdiocese knew in 1966-67 that D’Angelo had molested at least 4-5 boys. The boys and their parents confronted the church, which promised he would go away and never work with kids again. D’Angelo went for therapy and then on to new assignments in the St. Petersburg Diocese. Numerous suits were filed in Miami and Tampa. Several settled; others dismissed on statute of limitations. Per the 11/6/20 FL A.G. report, D’Angelo was “retired” in 1994 after an accusation. Died in 2005. One man who settled in 1998 sued again in 2002, alleging fraud on the part of Archdiocese. Settled in 4/09.


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