Registered Church Sex Offender

Database John R. Aurelio
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Offender Name: John R. Aurelio
Type: Priest
Status: Accused
Diocese: Buffalo, NY
Year Ordained: 1966
Employee: Diocesan

Notes on the offender

In 1993 Aurelio admitted to sodomizing 3 boys, 12-14, 15-20 yrs previously. Acted with another priest, Fr. Bernard M. Mach. Both suspended. Claimed boys seduced him. Admitted to drinking alcohol and smoking pot with young boys. Also accused of abuse of another youth. As of 2002, Aurelio was living in Florida and no longer functioned as a priest. Died 8/26/09.


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