Edward J. McNicholas: Diocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Edward J. McNicholas

Fr. Edward J. McNicholas of the Diocese of Brooklyn worked as an Air Force Chaplain from approximately 1962 to 1978. Fr. McNicholas was named in a Military Privilege Log produced as part of a clergy sexual abuse lawsuit in Dallas, Texas, which references a 1994 investigation of child sexual abuse.

Fr. Edward J. McNicholas was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Brooklyn in 1954 and worked at the following locations:

  • 1955-1961: Our Lady of Lourdes, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1962-1978: Chaplain in the U.S. Air Force
  • 1979: Temporarily unassigned
  • 1980-1981: Christ the King, Queens, NY
  • 1982: Unknown
  • 1983-1989: Released from diocesan assignment

(Sources: The Official Catholic Directory & www.bishop-accountability.org)