Fr. Frances (Francis) P. Melfe: Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Misconduct With a Minor

Fr. Frances (Francis) P. Melfe

Ordained: 1954

  • 1955-1958: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Gloversville, NY (ALB)
  • 1959-1967: St. Joseph’s, Troy, NY (ALB)
  • 1968: St. Mary’s, Hudson, NY (ALB)
  • 1969-1970: St. Patrick’s, Albany, NY (ALB)
  • 1971-1979: Immaculate Conception, Schenectady, NY (ALB)
  • 1980-1981: Absent on Leave
  • 1982-2019: Unknown

Fr. Frances P. Melfe worked in various parishes throughout the Diocese of Albany until his resignation in 1979. He was publicly named by the Diocese of Albany on its lists of “Clergy Credibly Accused While Serving in the Diocese of Albany.” The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, are unknown. Fr. Melfe’s current whereabouts and whether he has access to children are unknown.