Fr. Michael D. O’Herlihy

Ordained: 1961
Status: Sued

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

Laicized in 1993. Accused in 2/26/04 suit of sexually abusing a boy in 1980 at Cardinal Hayes H.S. in the Bronx. O’Herlihy had learned that the boy was being abused by a Catholic counselor, and allegedly used the knowledge to gain access. Suit claims that other boys were abused by O’Herlihy at the school. Dismissed on SOL 2006. In 3/09 he was found working as assistant principal at Manhattan Comprehensive Night and Day H.S. On archdiocese’s list 4/26/19. Died in 2013.

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