FR. Anthony Acciarito: Diocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

FR. Anthony Acciarito

Ordained: 1977
  • 1978-1979: St. Aloysius, Queens, NY (BRK)
  • 1980-1988: St. Athanasius’, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1989-1997: Our Lady of Guadalupe, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1998-2001: Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary and St. Stephen; Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 2002-2003: Unknown
  • 2004-2007: On Leave/Unassigned (BRK)
  • 2008-2019: Unknown

Fr. Anthony Acciarito was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Brooklyn. Fr. Acciarito was removed from ministry in 2002 after allegations of sexual abuse of minors were deemed credible. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the abuse occurred, are unknown. Fr. Acciarito was named on the Diocese of Brooklyn’s 2019 “List of Diocesan Clergy for Whom the Diocese Received Allegations of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor,” in the subsection “Clergy Members of the Diocese of Brooklyn With Credible Allegations: Credibility Deemed by Diocesan Review Board Determination and/or Admission on Behalf of the Cleric.” Fr. Acciarito’s whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.