Fr. William J. Houston: Diocesan Clergy Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Fr. William J. Houston

Ordained: 1963
  • 1964-1966 St. Peter Claver, Brooklyn, NY (BRK)
  • 1967-1969 St. Pascal Baylon, St. Albans, NY (BRK)
  • 1970-1973 Absent On Leave (BRK)
  • 1974-1979 Unknown
  • 1980 Died

Fr. William Houston was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Brooklyn. In 2019, Fr. Houston was included on the Diocese of Brooklyn “List of Diocesan Clergy for Whom the Diocese Received Allegations of Sexual Misconduct with a Minor,” in the subsection “Diocese of Brooklyn Clergy Who Were Deceased/or Resigned Prior to a Finding of Credibility.” The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the abuse occurred, are unknown. Fr. Houston’s status as a priest, whereabouts, and whether he had access to children from his last known assignment in 1969 until his death are unknown.