Bronx Priest Suspended in Abuse Case
JAN. 21, 2016, NY Times
A Roman Catholic priest also active in Bronx politics has been suspended from priestly duties because of allegations that he sexually abused minors three decades ago, church officials said on Thursday.
The priest, the Rev. Richard Gorman, is the director of prison chaplains for the Archdiocese of New York, with an office at the archdiocese’s headquarters in Manhattan.
He lives in the northeast Bronx, where he has been chairman of Community Board 12, which weighs in on zoning and other matters, since the late 1980s.
Father Gorman stepped down from the board on Thursday.
Reached at the board’s office, George Torres, the district manager, said . . .
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