Fr. William McCarthy

Ordained: 1963
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Paterson NJ

Accused in 2002 of abuse of girls, ages 6 and 8, between 1981-1983. He denied all allegations. Placed on leave in 2003 and retired. Diocese given permission by Vatican to hold church trial. McCarthy was exonerated by the church trial and cleared by Vatican to return to active status with full privileges per 5/01/08 article.

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