Hugo Bedoya: Diocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Hugo Bedoya

Fr. Hugo Bedoya was ordained a priest of the Congregation of the Mission (Vincentian Fathers). Fr. Bedoya was
named in a 2003 lawsuit where 27 victims alleged sexual abuse by 24 priests, including Fr. Bedoya. It was alleged that
Fr. Bedoya sexually abused one minor boy while he was working at Fourteen Holy Martyrs in Brooklyn, New York. Fr.
Bedoya was permanently removed from ministry in 2012, according to the Diocese of Brooklyn. Fr. Bedoya 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. Bedoya’s status as a
priest, his current whereabouts, and whether he has access to children are unknown.


  • 1956: Ordained
  • 1957-1972: Unknown
  • 1973-1974: Fourteen Holy Martyrs, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1975-1976: Vincentian Fathers Residence, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1977-1981: Not Listed
  • 1982: St. John the Baptist, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1983-1984: Holy Spirit, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1985: Cathedral Christ the King, Lubbock, TX
  • 1986-1988: St. Francis of Assisi, Wolfforth, TX
  • 1989-1990: Not Listed
  • 1991-1992: SS. Joachim and Anne, Queens Village, NY
  • 1993-2001: St. Teresa, Woodside, NY
  • 2002-2012: St. John Vianney, Flushing, NY
  • 2012-present: Unknown

(Source: Official Catholic Directory)