Fr. Francis Stinner

Ordained: 1967
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY

First complaint to the archdiocese in 1988 of abuse of a boy. The boy’s parents complained again in 1995 when they learned Stinner was still active. Removed in 1997 after abuse allegation became public. Archdiocese paid large settlement but never turned investigative report over to police. Began saying mass again but this privilege was removed in 2002. Said to be at least 10 victims; abuse said to have included rape. Laicized 2005. Settlement with alleged victims 5/17 and 10/17 as part of archdiocese’s compensation program. Died in 8/17. On archdiocese’s list 4/26/19. Settlement 2/20 in the low six figures in a suit claiming abuse of a boy, age 14, in 1972 while assigned to Burke High School. The boy was a student.

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