Over the last year, Catholic Dioceses from across the United States have released lists of known clergy sexual abusers. There’s no greater breach of trust than when someone in a position of power and authority sexually abuses someone. These acts have devastating effects on victims. Forester Haynie is an advocate for victims of clergy abuse as well as for anyone abused by a person in a position of power. Already, more than 3,000 civil lawsuits have been filed on behalf of victims of clergy abuse. Here are the names of known abusers in the state of Rhode Island:

Last First Status Diocese
Abruzzese Joseph A. Convicted Providence, RI
Allard John C. Accused Providence, RI
Azzarone, Jr. Daniel M. Convicted Providence, RI
Brassard Ronald E. Sued Providence, RI
Campbell James D. Convicted Providence, RI
Carpentier Robert A. Settled Providence, RI
Chase Geoffrey Accused Providence, RI
Claver Peter Accused Providence, RI
D’Angelo Joseph Settled Providence, RI
DeAngelis Anthony A. Accused Providence, RI
Demers Normand J. Accused Providence, RI
Desrosiers Alfred R. Settled Providence, RI
Diogo Louis M. Accused Providence, RI
Dunn Louis Ward Convicted Providence, RI
Ferry John F. Accused Providence, RI
Fisette Kevin R. Accused Providence, RI
Gagnon Laurence Arrested Providence, RI
Gorman Bede Accused Providence, RI
Gorton Timothy J. Accused Providence, RI
LaMountain Michael V. Convicted Providence, RI
Leech Paul Henry Convicted Providence, RI
Lepire Roland M. Settled Providence, RI
Magaldi Philip A. Sued Providence, RI
Marcantonio Robert A. Settled Providence, RI
Mary Claudine Sister Settled Providence, RI
McIntyre Robert J. Accused Providence, RI
Meehan Barry Arrested Providence, RI
Meglio Richard L. Settled Providence, RI
Micarelli Edmund C. Settled Providence, RI
O’Connell William C. Convicted Providence, RI
Petrocelli John N. Sued Providence, RI
Rocha Joseph J. Convicted Providence, RI
Sadowski, Jr. Edward J. Convicted Providence, RI
Silva James M. Settled Providence, RI
Smyth Brendan Convicted Providence, RI
Turillo Biagio Samuel Accused Providence, RI
Ventre Armand Acquitted Providence, RI
Walderman John M. Sued Providence, RI

Forester Haynie is an advocate for victims of clergy abuse as well as for anyone abused by a person in a position of power.  If you have suffered sexual abuse by a member of the clergy or a person of authority please fill out the form or call us at (888) 869-8100. Our firm offers free consultations to help you access compensation and help with your recovery.  We stand ready to assist you, and we stand ready to hold these institutions to accountable

In the U.S. legal system, all accused persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. This chart is based generally on allegations reported publicly in the media or publicly filed in the courts. Forester Haynie does not confirm the accuracy of any actual allegation, and this chart is not a representation of the legal case history of an individual. Reasonable efforts have been made to ensure accuracy.

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