Br. Paul Kevin Hennessy

Order: CFC
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

Entered the Order in 1949, professed final vows in 1958. Named in a 2005 civil suit. Accused of abuse of the plaintiff when plaintiff first joined the Congregation of Christian Brothers. Hennessy was his first superior. Abuse alleged against other defendants as well as claims of sexual harassment and other issues. Plaintiff’s appeal was dismissed by the NY Supreme Court in 10/09. Affiliated with Edmund Rice Christian Brothers North America Province in Venice FL diocese as of 5/10, and living in Arcadia, FL. Died 6/14/20 at the Cabrini Nursing Home in Dobbs Ferry, NY.

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