Fr. Patrick J. Kuffner
Diocese: Diocese of Metuchen NJ
Suspended from ministry in 2/18. Accused by three people of sexually abusing them as minors when Kuffner was a teacher at Sacred Heart School on Staten Island around 1983, prior to ordination. Taught for 30 years in Staten Island Catholic school system. Pastor of Our Lady of Mount Virgin in Middlesex Borough when suspended. Law enforcement investigating in 2/18. On diocese’s list 2/13/19. Charged in 11/19 with sexual assault of a minor between ages 13-16. The abuse allegedly took place in Springfield, MA. Pled not guilty 12/12/19.
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