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Type of Case (Legal, Clinical, Other): Other

Location (State or Country): New York

Form of Corroboration (other victim, witness of event, family member/mother, advisory organization, confession): other victims


Janet Ostrowski’s memories of child sexual abuse by Rev. John Mott, pastor of St. Catherine of Sienna Roman Catholic Church in Franklin Square. Ms. Ostrowski was prohibited from pursuing the claim because of the statute of limitations, but “four more women subsequently contacted the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Center to say that they had been sexually abused by Mott when they were teenagers” (Vincent).


1. Vincent, S. (1995, May 11). Dismissal of Abuse Suit Appealed. Newsday.

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