ROCHESTER, N. Y. (WENY) – On Tuesday, June 5, attorney Mitchell Garabedian spoke on behalf of sexual abuse victims who say that eight priests who were ordained or assigned in the Diocese of Rochester abused them.
Garabedian has represented more than 1,000 survivors of child sex abuse at the hands of priests in the Catholic Church.
According to Garabedian, the priests affiliated with the Diocese of Rochester were ordained or assigned over the last eight decades.
The priests named were Eugene Emo, David Simon, Francis Vogt, Stuart Hogan, Charles McCarthy, Gary Shaw, Richard Orlando and Thomas Valenti.
Road to Recovery, a non-profit organization that helps victims of sexual abuse, listed the timelines and locations for each accused priest and where they were assigned.
The text printed in bold indicates the time period during which they are accused of sexual abuse.
Father Thomas Valenti
G. Stuart Hogan