Media Advisory: Multiple Abuse Claims Against Former Diocese of Rockville Centre Priest Thursday, Survivor to Speak Publicly

Perpetrator’s Identity to be Released to Public For First Time

Survivor Will Speak and Encourage Others to Come Forward Before April 30, 2018 Deadline

(New York) – Today, February 15, 2018, Attorney J. Michael Reck of Jeff Anderson & Associates P.A. will:

  • Release the name and photographs of a Diocese of Rockville Centre perpetrator whose identity has never been publicly released. The perpetrator left the priesthood and became a psychotherapist working with children after abusing children in the Diocese of Rockville Centre.
  • Discuss the allegations of child sexual abuse brought against the perpetrator by multiple survivors.
  • Introduce a survivor of the perpetrator who will speak publicly for the first time about the abuse.
  • Discuss the details of the Diocese of Rockville Centre’s Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program.
  • Encourage other sexual abuse survivors who may qualify for the compensation program to come forward before the April 30, 2018 deadline.

Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 12:00 PM (EST)

Long Island Marriot (Hofstra Room)
101 James Doolittle Boulevard
Uniondale, NY 11553

The event will be live-streamed from Facebook.

Documents for the event will be posted at the time of the press conference Thursday under “News and Events.”