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Howard J. Richmond

In October 2003, Fr. Howard J. Richmond of the Diocese of Brooklyn was named in a lawsuit brought by survivors of child sexual abuse. The lawsuit alleged that Fr. Richmond watched as Fr. Richard Lewkiewicz, another defendant, sexually abused the survivor.

Fr. Howard J. Richmond worked at the following locations:

  • 1955-1962: St. Benedict’s, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1963-1973: Blessed Sacrament, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1974-1977: St. Rose of Lima’s, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1978-1985: Retired

Fr. Howard J. Richmond died on January 28, 1986.

(Sources: The Official Catholic Directory &