Name of Hillsborough Priest Accused of Sex Abuse Disclosed

By Alexis Tarrazi
May 7, 2019

The name of a priest who served in Hillsborough was included in a list of more than 100 clergy who have been accused of sexual abuse.

Fr. Eugene M. O'Sullivan was assigned to St. Joseph's in North Plainfield from 1985 to 1987 and Mary Mother of God in Hillsborough from 1990 to 1991.

Other priests with Somerset County ties include:

Eugene D. Corbesero was assigned to Consolata Society for Foreign Missions in Somerset from 1963 to 1972. He was ordained in 1962.

Michael J. Teta was assigned to St. Joseph's Church in Bound Brook from 1975 to 1977. He was ordained in 1974.

A. Gregory Uhrig was assigned to Our Lady of Perpetual Health in Bernardsville in 1985, On Duty Outside Diocese and Immaculate Conception Church in Somerville from 1995 to 1997, St. Luke in North Plainfield from 2008 to 2010, and Mana Regina Residence in Somerset from 2012 to 2017.

Fr. Tomasz Adam Zielinski was assigned to Christ the King in Manville from April to July of 2008.

The law firm of Jeff Anderson & Associates released a report containing the names and histories of more than 300 people accused of sexual misconduct in the Archdiocese of Newark, Diocese of Camden, Diocese of Metuchen, Diocese of Paterson and Diocese of Trenton.

Patch only identified those who were formally accused by law enforcement, Jesuits or the Catholic church of sexual abuse. Patch is also only listing names not previously disclosed.

Nearly 200 names on the new clergy list were already named by the Catholic church earlier this year. The new disclosure contains more than 100 names of people that were not previously released. Here is the list released by the Catholic church in February: Here's List Of NJ Priests Accused Of Child Sexual Abuse (UPDATED)

For more information, or to see the list of priests and clergy Patch identified, click here.

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