Fr. Patrick Henry

Ordained: 1981
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Omaha NE

Placed on leave 6/07 after complaint that he sexually abused a minor in the 1970s, prior to ordination. Review board deemed allegation credible. Matter forwarded to the Vatican. Worked at Boy’s Town prior to ordination; at least one man says Henry abused him when he was a Boys Town resident. Henry also worked in the Omaha Diocese 1981-84, in Bolivia 1984-89, again in Omaha 1990-1992, and then in Peru. He transferred to the Diocese of Cleveland in 1994. On Omaha archdiocese’s list 11/30/18. It notes report to Cleveland in 2008 of abuse 1970s-80s. (Says his transfer to Cleveland was 1997, but Catholic Directory shows 1994.) Laicized, per the Cleveland diocese’s list in 6/19.


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