Catholic Priest

John W. Lennon

Ordained: 1955

Father Lennon was removed from ministry in 2002 following allegations of past sexual abuse.  Lennon was the pastor at St. John the Baptist at the time of his removal.  He is accused of sexual abuse while serving at Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx, where Lennon served as teacher and administrator.  Lennon was allegedly laicized by the Vatican and died in 2012.