In May 2016, Fr. James C. Williams was suspended from ministry by the Marianist Order due to a credible allegation of child sexual abuse. Fr. Williams was the president at Chaminade High School in Mineola, New York when he allegedly sexually abused a student in approximately 2011.
Fr. James C. Williams was ordained a Marianist Order priest in 1998. He worked at Chaminade High School from 1991 to 2012, and served as its president from 1999 to 2011.
Fr. James C. Williams is believed to be residing in Rome, Italy.