Fr. James Tamburrino
Diocese: Archdiocese of New York NY
One of 4 priests accused of abusing teenage boy 1996-98 at St. Simon Stock in the Bronx. The boy worked in rectory as a secretary; said the priests plied him with alcohol and porn, offered him money for sex, had him watch them group masturbate and threatened him with harm if he told. Transferred out 1999 after family went to archdiocese and Order. Assigned as chaplain to psychiatric hospital in Middletown NY while living at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel parish. Suspended 2001 after publicity about the case. Supported by Order through at least 2002. Arrested 2002 for harassing young man he met at NYC gay bar. Arrested again in 7/05 for taking erotic photos of a 15-year-old boy and approaching another boy for the same. Convicted 3/30/06. Sentenced 6/06 to 5-15 years in prison. May also have offended while working in Peru prior to ordination.
- BA.org Assignment Record
- NY Post 06.23.01
- NY Post 06.24.01
- NY Post 06.25.01
- NY Post 06.28.01
- NY Post 09.14.02
- Poughkeepsie Journal 09.14.02
- Poughkeepsie Journal 09.21.02
- USA Today 11.11.02
- Utica Observer-Dispatch 07.08.05
- NY Post 07.11.05
- Utica Observer-Dispatch 12.15.05
- Utica Observer-Dispatch 02.10.06
- Newsday (Utica, NY) 03.30.06
- Utica Observer-Dispatch 03.30.06
- Observer-Dispatch 03.31.06
- Newsday 06.06.06
- Utica Oberver-Dispatch 06.07.06
- NY State Sex Offender Registry accessed 06.01.17
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