Fr. Eugene J. O’Brien
Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY
On 1/30/1997, the Jesuits, the NY Archdiocese, and Fordham Prep settled for $25K a suit alleging that O’Brien sexually abused a boy in the early 1970s. O’Brien was principal of Fordham Prep 1960-1980 and of Fairfield Prep in the Bridgeport diocese 1983-1985. He also worked at St. Peter’s Prep in the Newark archdiocese 1959-1960, and in 1995-2002 was president of the fundraising foundation for the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. Included on the Northeast Jesuits list 1/15/2019. It notes that O’Brien admitted to allegations reported in 1993 of abuse of minors beginning in the 1960s. “Impeded” in 2002. O’Brien died in 2019.
- Settlement 01.30.97
- NY Times 10.21.08
- Fordham Ram 11.07.08
- The Paper of Fordham University 11.20.08
- SNAP Statement 02.11.09
- Fairfield Mirror 10.15.09
- Connecticut Post 10.16.09
- The Journal 09.07.10
- The Paper 08.09.16
- Fordham Ram 08.16.16
- Jesuits Northeast Province List 01.15.19
- The Fordham Ram 02.08.23
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