Fr. Joseph A. Mancuso

Ordained: 1970
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Albany NY

Placed on leave in 6/02 after recent allegations of past sexual abuse. In early 2002 a woman came forward to say that Mancuso abused her in the late 1960s, beginning when she was 14. Mancuso admitted to “some misconduct.” No criminal prosecution because beyond statute of limitations. Mancuso initially told his parish that he was leaving for a short time to undergo surgery, but it was announced three weeks later that he had been removed because of the allegation.

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