Fr. John S. Doyle

Ordained: 1929
Status: Sued

Died: 01/3/1977
Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

Accused in lawsuits filed in 2019 under the NY Child Victims Act of sexually abusing two children. One claims abuse of a 10-year-old in 1967 and the other claims abuse 1970-72 of a child starting when they were age 7. The abuse allegedly occurred while Doyle was pastor of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in Orchard Park. Doyle died in 1977. A woman said she told the diocese in 2018 that Doyle sexually abused her as a fifth-grader in the 1960s at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart. Added to the diocese’s list of credibly accused.


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