Fr. Brendan P. Riordan
Diocese: Diocese of Rockville Centre NY
Monsignor. A child molestation suit settled in 1995 named Riordan and three other priests. Plaintiff alleged abuse at House of Affirmation in the Worcester diocese. Riordan denied any sexual involvement with the plaintiff. He served on the board of Community Organization for Parents and Youth (COPAY), a Long Island nonprofit that counseled drug-addicted teens. COPAY denied current affiliation. Riordan was appointed pastor of St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Great Neck in 1998, where he remained until his retirement in 2015. Moved to Florida.
- BA.org Assignment Record and Other Info
- Barry Settlement 10.06.95
- Boston Herald 02.25.02
- NY Times 04.19.02
- Telegram & Gazette 05.22.02
- Worcester Telegram and Gazette 09.01.02
- Telegram and Gazette 02.17.03
- Telegram & Gazette 04.01.03
- NY Times 09.17.05
- SNAP Statement 11.12.09
- NY Post 11.13.09
- Great Neck Record 06.17.15
Our Database of Publicly Accused does not state or imply that individuals facing allegations are guilty of a crime or liable for civil claims. The reports contained in the database are merely allegations. The U.S. legal system presumes that a person accused of or charged with a crime is innocent until proven guilty. Similarly, individuals who may be defendants in civil actions are presumed not to be liable for such claims unless a plaintiff proves otherwise. Admissions of guilt or liability are not typically a part of civil or private settlements. For more information, see our posting policy.