Fr. William J. O’Malley

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1951
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Rochester NY

Accused in a lawsuit filed in 8/19 under the NY Child Victims Act of sexually assaulting a McQuaid Jesuit High student multiple times in 1985-86. O’Malley appeared in the 1973 film, “The Exorcist.” In 2019 he 87 is living at Fordham University’s Murray-Weigel Hall. A 7/20 lawsuit claims abuse of a McQuaid student in 1975 or ’76. Per the Fordham University newspaper in 12/20, O’Malley was removed from Murray-Weigel after he was accused.


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