Fr. Alan J. Placa

Ordained: 1970
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Rockville Centre NY

Placa, an attorney and former vice chancellor of Rockville Centre Diocese, was for years the diocese’s chief contact with victims. Resigned in 2002 after police investigated allegations. Accused of sexually abusing boys in the 1970s at St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary in Uniondale. Identified as Priest F in 2002 report of Grand Jury investigation of Rockville Centre Diocese. Close friends with former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani; worked at Giuliani’s law firm. Fully restored to active (retired) status 12/09 after review by Vatican found him to be not guilty of the allegation of sexual abuse of a minor. Named in lawsuits filed in 8/19 under the NY Child Victims Act by two former St. Pius X students.

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