Fr. Robert A. Jeffers
Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY
Named publicly by archdiocese in 2018 as credibly accused. Ordained for Trappist order in MA, became NY priest 1964. Pastor of St. Augustine in the Bronx for 25 years. Bronx Lebanon Hospital chaplain. Retired in 2007. On archdiocese’s list 4/26/19. Canonical process pending.
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