Fr. David P. Simon

Ordained: 1967
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Rochester NY

Placed on leave without privileges in 5/02 after allegations resurfaced of sexual abuse more than 20 years prior. Incidents of sex abuse involving teen boys were reported to the diocese 1973-1982. Apparently his victim(s) had come forward again in 2002 to protest the fact that he was still in ministry. Assigned after canonical process to life of prayer and penance, per 6/7/12 notice from the diocese. In 2018 attorney Mitchell Garabedian announced he had one or more clients abused by Simon preparing to file suit.


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