Fr. Francis J. Manzo

Ordained: 1962
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Brooklyn NY

Manzo is one of 12 priests and a religious brother named in a 10/02 lawsuit against the Diocese of Brooklyn, filed by 43 plaintiffs. One man claimed Manzo violently abused him when he was an altar boy during the early 1990s. Manzo was officially on leave from the diocese beginning in 1995. He is not indexed in the Catholic Directory after 2002. A church bulletin in 9/16 indicates that Marzo was still a priest of the diocese. On diocese’s list in 2/19. It notes permanent removal from ministry 2/20/03.

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