Br. Ben O’Reilly

Order: OSF
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Brooklyn NY

In a civil suit filed in 6/13, a woman who graduated in 2009 from St. Francis Prep in Queens alleged she was sexually harassed by O’Reilly, a Spanish teacher at the school. She complained to the school; the principal admitted that O’Reilly had a history of harassing girls. O’Reilly was sent for a psychological evaluation which deemed him unfit to work with children. He was removed from the classroom but allowed to continue living on campus.

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