The acclaimed abode abundant decades of bribery by hundreds of priests. York Daily Record
Todd Frey holds a set of chaplet chaplet accustomed to him by a ancestors member.(Photo: Anthony J. Machcinski, York Daily Record)
On Aug. 14, Pennsylvania arise a statewide admirable lath abode on what the accompaniment advocate general’s adjustment declared an “honest and complete accounting of boundless animal bribery by added than 300 priests.”
The report, added than 800 pages long, lists the name of 301 priests and provides accommodation into specific accusations. The assay included six dioceses in the accompaniment – Allentown, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh and Scranton.
Below are the names listed in the admirable lath report, alternating with breadth clergy associates served and accommodation of allegations.
Summary: A review of information accustomed from the Diocese of Allentown indicates that the church was aware of Father Thomas J. Bender’s bloodthirsty behavior as early as 1972, when Bender was caught in a car with a male student from Nativity High School, breadth Bender was assigned.
In 1984, a known victim arise that Bender abused him in 1981, while the victim was in seventh grade. The victim arise that he was abused in Bender’s bed, breadth articulate and anal sex occured. Bender admitted to abusing the victim. He was sent to psychotherapy but again continued to serve as a priest.
In 1987, Bender was put on a leave of absence. He was eventually arrested, bedevilled and sentenced to probation. In 2006, while accession retirement allowances from the church, Bender was arrested in Connected Island, New York, while traveling to accommodated what he believed was a 14-year-old boy for sex. The “boy” was an clandestine detective.
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Where he served:
Summary: Records including email exchanges amid the victim and the Breadth of Allentown announce that in 2001, a accepted victim arise to the Breadth that Benestad sexually abused him from 1981 through 1983.
The victim was 9 years old aback the bribery began. Correspondence accustomed that the Breadth arise the accusation to the Northampton County District Attorney’s Office, which conducted an assay and found the victim’s allegations to be credible.
Where he served:
Summary: Records accustomed from the Breadth of Allentown announce the abbey was acquainted of Ancestor Robert G. Cofenas’ animal allure to boyish males as aboriginal as 1979. While assigned to St. Mary’s Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland, Cofenas wrote a letter to Abbey McShea anachronous April 6, 1981. Cofenas wrote: “Yes, I accept bootless again, but my botheration is not so absolutely out of duke that I cannot with God’s advice and Dr. Zanni, adjustment to adept my situation. Incidentally, above-mentioned to now, I had accomplished no abortion in this bulk aback 1978.”
Cofenas went on to write: “I am acutely apologetic for absolution you bottomward again. You can imagine how adamantine it is for me to abode this letter-especially aback you trusted me and arise me to the Mount.” Afore catastrophe the letter, Cofenas wrote, “I apperceive you appetite to assure me and I acknowledge your activity for me, but I ask you to accede the achievability of my blockage at the Mount.”
Where he served:
Summary: Fromholzer sexually abused at atomic two acceptance while confined as a adoration abecedary at Allentown Central Catholic Aerial School. On June 12, 2016, the victims testified beneath adjuration afore the admirable lath that they were sexually abused by Fromholzer in 1965 aback they were about 13 or 14 years old.
One victim was a female, now 68 years old. She recalled that, during a cruise to the Poconos in 1964, Fromholzer took her and at atomic one added babe for a ride in his car. The cruise was unsupervised and Julianne’ s ancestors was adequate with the cruise aback Fromholzer was a trusted priest. Fromholzer groped the girls as he encouraged them to booty turns sitting abutting to him.
Where he served:
Summary: Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Gaffney was arise to accept been complex in inappropriate and alike animal relations with developed women, one of which had a acquirements affliction and whom he was counseling.
Another victim arise that Gaffney was giving her counseling for abasement and he took advantage of her. He eventually had her abide to activity with him.
A third victim additionally came forward.
Where he served:
Summary: Father Joseph Galko was advancing and began adjustment in the Breadth in 1980. Annal accustomed from the Breadth announce that, as aboriginal as 1984, the Breadth was acquainted of inappropriate animal conduct by Galko.
Galko accepted to the Abbot Chancellor in 1984 to accepting animal acquaintance with a macho believer who was eighteen at the time. Galko additionally accepted that, while at St. Ambrose in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, he afield affected a macho while they were in the rectory. Galko performed articulate sex on the macho and had the macho accomplish articulate sex on him. Galko added accepted to “occasional occurrences” over a bulk of abounding years.
Where he served:
Summary: A macho arise that aback he was aback he was 14 years old and an chantry boy at St. Joseph in Frackville, he was fondled and groped by Ancestor Edward George Ganster. On one occasion, Ganster abject the boy beyond a animate allowance floor, diplomacy him by the underwear. Ganster additionally exhausted the victim repeatedly, already application a metal cross. The bribery at the easily of Ganster lasted for over one and a bisected years and all happened in St. Joseph’s Rectory. The victim fabricated a added abode to the Breadth in March 2004.
Ganster eventually larboard the priesthood to get married, but there were added victims who came forward.
The Breadth afterwards wrote Ganster a advertence letter while he was gluttonous application at Walt Disney World. With the complete advertence from the diocese, Ganster was assassin by Walt Disney World and formed there for 18 years.
Where he served:
Summary: In September 2002, a victim wrote a letter advertisement animal bribery by Ancestor Francis T. Gillespie. The victim arise that, while he was an chantry boy at about the age of ten at St. Joseph’s in Girardville, Gillespie began admonishment him for approaching abuse.
The victim arise that he backward the night at Gillespie’s abode on several occasions. The victim arise that Gillespie would booze booze during the sleepovers. The victim recalled an break aback Gillespie gave him algid medication and in accession had him booze alcohol. The victim declared this night as a “blackout” and “confusing.” The victim recalls animate up naked in bed with Gillespie who had his arm about the victim. In three abstracted abstracts apropos the victim, all provided by the Diocese, the victim arise that Gillespie performed articulate sex on him.
Where he served:
Summary: During his years in ministry, Graff raped array of children. The admirable lath brash not abandoned Graff’s conduct but the adeptness of the accordant Dioceses. The case of Graff is an archetype of dioceses that minimized the bent conduct of one of their priests, while secretly acquainted the cogent crisis the priest airish to the public.
The admirable lath addendum that the use of euphemisms was connected throughout the Dioceses of Pennsylvania, but decidedly aboveboard in the case of Graff. Acceding such as “sick leave” or “health leave” were generally acclimated to advertence an absence from admiral accompanying to boyish animal abuse.
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In October 2003, a victim wrote to Abbey Edward Cullen advertence that she had been sexually abused by Ancestor Richard Guiliani. The victim was abused from the ages of 14 to 18.
Guiliani began with adhering and kissing the victim. He afresh began to fondle the victim’s genitals through her clothing.
The victim recalled Guiliani cogent her that he would assure her, that she could assurance him, and that she should accumulate advancing to him for help. Guiliani told the victim she adapted to be “cared for and loved.”
The victim recalled the aftermost time she had acquaintance with Guiliani was aback she was a apprentice in college. He capital to accept sex with the victim and asked her to ally him. The victim banned to accept added animal captivation with Guiliani and beneath his alliance proposal. He never contacted her again.
Where he served:
Summary: In September 2003, Ancestor Joseph Hulko accepted to the Breadth that he sexually abused a accessory changeable while he was the Clergyman at St. Francis Orphanage in Orwigsburg, amid June 1971 and October 1971. Hulko bidding that he had been afflicted by it for a cardinal of years, which prompted him to accept the abuse.
Hulko declared himself as a “sex addict.”
Prior to Hulko acceptance to the animal bribery of a minor, he was beatific for “treatment” six altered times amid 1982 and 2003.
In a announcement anachronous January 15, 2015, a abbey wrote to authoritative cadre that Hulko had confused to Robertsville, Missouri, and “please accelerate his alimony checks anon to him.”
Where he served:
Summary: On December 22, 1992, Abbey Francis J. Shuster wrote a letter to Abbey Thomas J. Welsh. Shuster accompanying that he had been in acquaintance with a believer who told him that her son was confused by Ancestor Joseph H. Kean, afresh Pastor in Tower City. The animal bribery was arise to accept occurred aback the victim was twelve years old and connected for several years.
Where he served:
Summary: Records of the Breadth of Allentown arise that aggregation of St. John Capistrano in Bethlehem wrote assorted belletrist to Abbey Welsh amid March 1985 and April 1986 allegorical him of their activity about Ancestor Thomas Kerestus’ accord with a 16 -year-old boy.
At atomic three victims came avant-garde advertisement animal bribery by Kerestus.
Where he served:
Summary: In December 1992, a accepted victim arise that, amid 1966 and 1968, Ancestor Francis McNelis sexually abused him aback he was amid the ages of 10 and 13. McNelis told the victim he capital to accept anal sex with him, but that did not occur.
Other victims came avant-garde and said McNeils forcibly performed articulate sex on them.
Where he served:
Summary: Father Gabriel Patil, a priest of the Clerics Accustomed of St. Paul, accepted as the Barnabites, was accustomed permission to exercise his admiral aural the Breadth of Allentown. The Breadth provided no added adjustment history.
Correspondence amid the Breadth and the Barnabites shows that, in 2003, a victim arise to the Breadth that he and four of his accompany were abused by Patil. The bribery occurred on the acreage of the Bethlehem Catholic Aerial Academy during the backward 1970’s and aboriginal 1980’s, aback the victims were seven to nine years old.
The victim arise that he and the four added accepted victims were animate abreast the aerial academy at the time. Patil would allure the boys into his abode at the aerial academy and comedy adumbrate and seek with the boys. While arena adumbrate and seek Patil would accept the boys sit on his lap. He would accessible the boys’ pants and fondle their genitals. It is important for you to agenda the following.
The arise acclaimed that Ancestor Patil is not a priest of the Breadth of Allentown. He is a affiliate of the Barnabite Fathers religious order, not beneath the administration of the Breadth of Allentown.
Patil went on to serve as a priest in Buffalo, New York, Youngstown, Ohio, and afresh with a adjustment in the country of India. In 2010, Patil requested that he be accustomed to acknowledgment to the Breadth and exercise his accessible ministry. The Breadth did not admittance Patil to return.
No adjustment history was noted.
Summary: Father Henry Paul was advancing in 1941 as a religious priest from an Adjustment accepted as the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. He formed in assorted positions in the Pennsylvania Dioceses of Erie, Philadelphia, and Allentown, the New York Dioceses of Buffalo and New York City, and Salesianum Academy in Wilmington, Delaware.
An abandoned arise that Paul took the little girls to the rectory and kissed them. One babe went home and told her mother that she knew how to “French kiss.” Aback the mother asked how the little babe knew that, she responded that Ancestor Paul had showed her.
Three or four added accouchement arise that they had kissed Paul and, while they did not use the term, they declared a French kiss. None of the accouchement were over the age of 12.
Where he served:
Summary: On September 9, 1991, a above seminarian from the Breadth met with Abbey Welsh and told him that he was confused three times, involving articulate sex, by Ancestor Paul Puza aback he was in the eighth grade.
Where he served:
Summary: A believer claimed she was “fondled in the breadth of the vagina “when she was about 12 or 13” by Rigney. On April 4, 1988, Rigney wrote a 23 folio certificate to Welsh afterwards allegations were fabricated that Rigney “stroked a changeable minor’s vagina.” The letter denied any inappropriate affecting or accomplishments and corrective both the victim and her ancestors as awful abortive and not credible, aggravating to argue the abbey of the same. Rigney’s letter was in acknowledgment to a letter beatific to the Allentown Breadth from a about of the victim.
On April 9, 2002, a woman telephoned the Chancery advertence she had been affected afield by a priest aback she was about age nine or 10. The affecting occurred over a one-year aeon from 1966 to 1967. Afterwards that year, Rigney requested aboriginal retirement citation medical reasons.
Where he served:
Summary: In 1986, two belletrist were fabricated to the Breadth of Allentown advertence animal acquaintance with three boys by Ancestor Joseph Rock. One adventure occurred in 1983 aback the victim was nine years old. The victim declared that Rock affected him by cuddle and masturbation. In addition, two brothers came avant-garde claiming that, in the aboriginal 1980’s while they were still minors, Rock sexually affected them through their clothes.
In February 1986, Rock was placed on “sick leave.” He was beatific to a Chancery for appraisal and the agents afterwards arise aback to the diocese, “He…is no best able of activity in a amenable adjustment situation, and his activity is unmanageable.”
Several added victim testimonies adjoin Chancery were noted.
Where he served:
Summary: Held in the abstruse athenaeum of the Breadth of Allentown was a binder blue-blooded by a victim’s name. Central the binder was advice anecdotic the animal bribery of a accessory that occurred in 1948. The abuser was Ancestor Gerald Royer. At the time of the bribery in 1948, the Breadth of Allentown did not abide and the breadth was beneath the ascendancy of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
In January 2003, the victim, afresh in his sixties, fabricated a abode of animal bribery to the Breadth adjoin Royer. Because Royer was beneath the ascendancy of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia at the time of the animal abuse, the Breadth referred this victim to Abbey William Lynn, Vicar for Clergy of the Archdiocese.
The Breadth of Allentown began advantageous for counseling afresh referred the costs to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in June 2003.He was a fatherless, 12 -year -old boy. His mother was blessed that a priest took absorption in her son. Royer would kiss the victim and the kissing progressed to molestation. Royer would bribery the boyish abaft the airport in Allentown, in his home, and in the rectory.The boyish told a acquaintance who did not accept him. During one abuse, the acquaintance hid in the closet and watched Royer accost the victim. The boyish who witnessed the bribery could not appreciate what had aloof occurred.
The victim never told his wife why he could not hug or kiss his own children, who were boys. He was clumsy to be affectionate with his grandchildren. To this day, he cannot agitate easily with men. He cannot be apparent by macho doctors or dentists.
Where he served:
On August 29, 2001, an developed victim contacted the Breadth to abode concrete and animal bribery at the easily of Ancestor Charles Ruffenach alpha in about 1945, aback the victim was in aboriginal grade, and continuing through the eighth grade.
The victim declared that Ruffenach beat, paddled, and sexually abused him aback he abounding St. John the Baptist school. The bribery took abode on the bounds of the parish, accurately in the boiler room. The victim additionally arise at the time of bribery Ruffenach referred to it as “washing his penis.” In the backward 1980’s, the victim confronted Ruffenach apropos the abuse. Ruffenach denied the allegations. However, during the confrontation, Ruffenach claimed that during the time of adventure the victim capital him to “wash his penis.”
At the time of the abode by the victim, the Breadth responded by advertence that Ruffenach was comatose and accordingly it could not accompany the victim’s claims any added but offered the victim counseling.
Where he served:
Summary: At the age of 14, a boy was sexually abused by Ancestor J. Pascal Sabas alpha in 1964. Sabas would arise over to the abode to comedy with toy cars, and afresh bribery the victim while they were abandoned in the basement. Sabas additionally abused the victim while in the aisle of his academy and afterwards the victim served Accumulation as an chantry boy.
Sabas additionally threatened the victim, cogent him, “Don’t acquaint your parents. They would be complete aching if they knew what you were doing.”
The bribery abandoned assured aback Sabas was transferred out of the victim’s parish.
Where he served:
Summary: At the time of the abuse, the victim admired priests and the Catholic Abbey and “did not apperceive how to say no to a priest or nun.” Shields asked the victim to sit in the television allowance of the rectory so Shields could accord him a massage. He began by massaging the victim’s amateur and animate his way bottomward to the victim’s waistline. Shields afar the victim’s pants and began cuddle the victim’s genitals. Shields afresh fabricated the victim angle up as Shields knelt in avant-garde of the victim and began removing the victim’s pants and underwear. At this point, the victim chock-full Shields. And as the victim was accepting accessible to leave, Shields told him, “Let this be our little secret.”
The victim went home and told his mother what had happened. The victim’s mother brash him not to acquaint anyone of the adventure and to break abroad from Shields. The victim told a affect in the Diocese, and Shields was transferred.
Where he served:
Summary: The victim told the Breadth he was sexually abused by Shigo aback he was an chantry boy during eighth and ninth grades and at St. Ambrose church. The Breadth offered six months of counseling. However, annal announce the victim was accommodating in counseling at atomic through June 2016, for which the Breadth paid. Shigo died in 1991.
Where he served:
Summary: As aboriginal as August 5, 1961, while in Seminary, Ancestor David Soderlund bidding a admiration to adjustment with children. In 1980, three abstracted complaints were fabricated adjoin him. The complaints asserted that Soderlund had affianced in animal acts with three altered children. The accouchement were age-old 12 to 13 years old. The Abbot record, a “summary of case” apropos to Soderlund, ambiguous the animal conduct afterwards referencing specific acts or crimes.
On June 11, 1980, a activity was captivated at the Chancery during which photo albums were brash depicting nude photographs of a boyish boy affianced in sex acts with Soderlund. Soderlund accepted to Chancery admiral that he affianced in animal activity with the three boyish boys. While abstracts created at the time of the acceptance minimized the conduct, the facts became accessible through a abundant anniversary of the bribery acquired from a victim in 1997 by the Diocese. The victim arise that: he was not a accommodating participant, but Soderlund threatened to bribery or annihilate him.
Soderlund additionally took pictures of the victim affianced in animal acts and threatened to use them to abash him. Soderlund offered to leave the priesthood if the victim would go abroad with him. The victim afresh adumbrated that he knew of abounding added boys who were victimized by Soderlund.
In 2009, Soderlund, now animate in Dubois, Wyoming, aural the Breadth of Cheyenne was arrested, convicted, and bedevilled to incarceration for two to bristles years for animal bribery of accouchement and ascendancy of boyish chicanery on his computer. He is a registered sex blackmailer in Wyoming.
Where he served:
Summary: The victim arise that Ancestor Henry Strassner kissed him four times on the lips, “in the aforementioned way a woman would kiss,” aural the aboriginal hour and a bisected of a counseling session. Strassner, afterwards actuality confronted and initially abstinent alike animate the victim, accepted to the conduct but claimed he “did not intend annihilation sexual.” Strassner claimed the victim “was about ancestor beneath and I capital to artlessly assert his faculty of self-worth.”
Strassner was beatific to see a advisor who, afterwards activity with Strassner, brash the Breadth that there was “a lot added activity on actuality than Ancestor Strassner has admitted.”
Where he served:
Summary: The Breadth of Allentown became acquainted of Ancestor Bruno Tucci’s bribery of accouchement in 1991. A victim declared the Chancery and declared he was sexually confused by Tucci aback he was 14 years old. Tucci amused him and put his easily bottomward the aback of the victim’s pants. On accession occasion, Tucci afar his pants and the victim’s pants. Tucci pulled them both bottomward and fabricated bark to bark contact. Tucci normalized the conduct by tickling the victim in avant-garde of the victim’s parents.
When questioned, Tucci declared that the incidents occurred “exactly as the victim reported.” Tucci said it was “just touching” and antiseptic he had not affianced in “sodomy.”
Similar contest took abode in added parishes years later.
In March 2002, Tucci retired. His retirement came aloof weeks afterwards the Boston Globe garnered civic absorption afterwards publishing accessories anniversary boyish animal bribery aural the Archdiocese of Boston.
Where he served:
Summary: The Breadth of Allentown became acquainted of Ancestor A. Gregory Uhrig’s animal bribery of accouchement by 2010. On May 5, 2010, a 44-year-old changeable victim fabricated a complaint to the Breadth of animal bribery at the easily of Uhrig aback she was 13 years old and abounding the seventh brand at St. Anthony academy in Easton.
In 1995, Uhrig larboard the Breadth and was incardinated to the Breadth of Metuchen in New Jersey. Afterward a abode to that Diocese, he was placed on leave. The Breadth appears to accept arise the complaint to bounded law administration aloft cancellation of the complaint. However, no case was accomplished because the statute of limitations had expired.
Where we served:
Summary: The Breadth of Allentown became acquainted of Ancestor Andrew Ulincy’s animal bribery of accouchement in 1981. On November 16, 1981, a 17 -year-old victim arise to the Bethlehem Badge that Ulincy had sexually propositioned him. Ulincy was contacted by the badge and accepted that the victim’s complaint was true. There is no affirmation that the abode resulted in any bent charges.
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Summary: On April 22, 2004, Pennsylvania Accompaniment Badge searched the accommodation of Ancestor Ronald Yarrosh and activate a “tremendous amount” of boyish pornography. On April 29, 2004, Yarrosh was removed from apostolic admiral and entered St. John Vianney Hospital for appraisal and treatment. 2004, the Pennsylvania Accompaniment Badge filed accuse adjoin Yarrosh, specifically, 110 counts of animal bribery of accouchement afterwards advertent hundreds of boyish chicanery photos, books, magazines, videos, and DVD’s in his possession. As law administration began its prosecution, Abbot Support Casework conducted an assay and bent that Yarrosh embezzled about $23,000.00 from the parish.
Charges were filed accompanying to this theft. On April 27, 2005, Yarrosh entered a address of accusable to accuse of annexation and ascendancy of boyish pornography. Yarrosh was bedevilled pursuant to a adjourned address acceding to imprisonment for three to 23 months, $250.00 in fines, and amends to the parish.
On July 21, 2005, Yarrosh larboard St. Francis Villa and confused into a motel. Yarrosh connected in abode at the berth until August 8, 2005, at which time he was confined in Schuylkill County Bastille in Pottsville. Aloft his absolution on November 31, 2005,
Yarrosh registered with the Pennsylvania Accompaniment Badge as a animal offender. Aloft his absolution from prison, Yarrosh was still a priest. On December 6, 2005, Yarrosh was arise from bastille as a bedevilled and registered sex offender. The Breadth accepted him abode at St. Francis Villa in Orwigsburg. The Diocese’s own appellation of Yarrosh acclaimed he was a “moderate to aerial blow to afresh use chicanery and/or accompaniment with prostitutes.”
In November 2006, it was apparent that Ancestor Yarrosh had taken trips to New York City with a seven-year-old child. Yarrosh was additionally activate to be in ascendancy of chicanery in bribery of his cloister supervision. The Schuylkill County Cloister of Common Pleas afterwards bedevilled Yarrosh to four to ten years in accompaniment bastille for actionable the acceding of his supervision.
Finally, in June 2007, the Breadth absolved Yarrosh from the priesthood.
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Summary: On October 26, 2004, an developed woman arise to the Breadth of Allentown that she was a victim of boyish animal bribery at the easily of a Abbot priest. While in the ninth grade, the victim met Ancestor Joseph A. Zmijewski. She was in a new academy and was experiencing unhappiness. The victim began accustomed counseling sessions with Zmijewski.
Zmijewski proposed a advance of accession treatment. He directed the victim to arise to his claimed abode breadth he could advice the victim through hypnosis. The victim complied and abounding four analgesic sessions with Zmijewski at his residence. Afterwards the aboriginal three attempts were bootless by Zmijewski to anesthetize her, she agreed to a fourth session. In an accomplishment to accelerate her “treatment,” she apish analgesic during her fourth session. While she affected to be hypnotized, Zmijewski instructed her to booty off one allotment of accouterment afterwards another. The victim was abashed and complied until she was nude. Zmijewski afresh larboard the allowance for a abbreviate aeon of time and aloft his return, he instructed the victim to get dressed. The victim never alternate for any added “treatment” and kept the adventure to herself into adulthood.
No added accommodation of their application history were listed.
Summary: David Connell and Timothy Johnson were Carmelite priests and Jim Gross was a lay person. in September 2007, a accepted victim arise he had been sexually abused by Gross, a basketball drillmaster at St. Patrick’s in Pottsville. He arise that the bribery began in the 1970’s while he was in sixth grade. In the summer of 1984, Gross accommodated from teaching at St. Francis Academy in Minersville, Schuylkill County.
In the anecdotal of his aftermost appraisal from June 1984, the victim additionally arise that he was sexually abused by a Carmelite priest declared Ancestor David Connell and physically abused by a Carmelite brother declared Timothy Johnson while accessory Nativity Aerial School. The bribery was arise to the Provincial of the Carmelites, Ancestor Michael Kissane, in October 2007. The victim declared that his family’s abode had austere bottomward and the Carmelites took him and his brother in and had them animate in a priory. During the time he was animate in the priory, the victim was sexually abused by Connell. The victim remembered bubbler abstract that Connell gave him and the abutting anamnesis the victim had was animate up in his own bed naked, with Connell in the room. The victim had no anamnesis of the above-mentioned black but, on waking, he was bleeding from his rectum.
The victim told Johnson he was activity to additionally abode the bribery to the police. Johnson told the victim not to abode the bribery to the badge but the victim insisted on reporting. At this point Johnson began to acutely exhausted the victim with a big covering belt and told the victim that, if he arise the bribery to the police, he would exhausted him alike worse.
Where he served:
Summary: Suspicions of Lawrence’s pedophilic behavior were brought to the absorption of the Abbey as aboriginal as 1970 while Lawrence was accessory St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. A apprentice appraisal activate aural the annal of the Breadth and acquired by the admirable lath announce that Lawrence was “a abstruse blazon who craves the absorption of boyish students” and that Lawrence showed “a little too abundant absorption in boyish students.” Regardless of these observations, in 1981, Abbey Joseph McShea admired Lawrence well.
The ancestor of the victim arise accommodation of the incident. The victim told his ancestor that he ha been in Lawrence’s allowance for a apprenticeship session. At the end of the session, the allocution amid Lawrence and the victim affronted to sex. Lawrence afresh began to blow his genitals, had the victim booty bottomward his pants, and began to fondle the victim’s genitals. The victim’s ancestor arise that his son had told him there had been “a lot of fondling, so abundant that he acquainted pain.” Additionally, Lawrence fabricated the victim urinate.
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Added than 300 priests were declared in the report, but none face bent charges. York Daily Record
Summary: In a 1993 letter, Amy wrote “I took the befalling to blow the genitals of several boys at night. In 1974, one of them ran abroad because of my molesting him.” Amy said he was originally brought into aegis by accompaniment police, but was not arrested or charged. He afterwards accepted that he was complex with macho prostitutes in the Erie area, as able-bodied as Pittsburgh and Baltimore. In 1993, the breadth acted to abolish Amy.
After the laicization process, an added accusation was fabricated adjoin him by a victim who was a apprentice at Erie Cathedral Prep in the aboriginal 1980s. In an email in 2002, the victim said Amy got him abandoned in a confessional berth and questioned him about affecting himself. Amy went on to fondle the victim on added than one occasion.
Summary: The admirable lath accustomed several abstracts anecdotic Barletta’s behavior and heard affidavit from a retired priest who saw Barletta with his ballocks apparent in the attendance of a boyish beneath 18 amid 1969 and 1970. Ancestor John Fischer testified that he absolved in on Barletta and a boyish aerial academy apprentice in clandestine chambers, and that the apprentice was naked from the waist down, aggravating to cull up his underwear and pants as Barletta watched. Fischer recalled that Abbey Hastings absolved the report, and that boyish priests laughed it off.
Later on, Abbey Trautman recorded accommodation of a babble that he had with Sister Donna Markham about Barletta. Trautman wrote that Barletta abused 5 children. Barletta was confronted with allegations of articulate sex, naked messages, agenda anal assimilation and masturbation adjoin a victim in 1994. Aback confronted, Barletta accepted his answerability to Trautman. The breadth paid for the victim’s counseling, but already the victim aggregate the adventure of bribery with a newspaper, Trautman brash that the victim should seek acquittal anon from Barletta.
From 1975 admitting 1994 aback he was absolved from Erie Cathedral Prep, Barletta accepted abusing 25 accouchement and boyish men. Afterwards 1994, there are abstracts that accepted Barletta was still accustomed to abbot in the Breadth of Erie.
Summary: In 1986, parents of a 7-year-old babe came to Erie County District Attorney’s adjustment with a complaint that Bolton confused their daughter. As a result, Bolton was answerable with blue advance and bribery of minors. He pled accusable in 1987 and was bedevilled to three years probation.
One of Bolton’s victim would book a accusation and accustomed a adjustment of $100,000. Her bribery began aback she was 7 and connected until she was 11. Bolton came to her abode to animate the ancestors over the afterlife of a grandparent. The victim said captivated her on his lap and rubbed her back, legs, basal and rear. Added instances of advance occurred aback the victim was in confession, at ski resort and at a cottage in New York. At altered times, Bolton fondled her, rubbed his penis adjoin her and put his fingers in her vagina.
In accession file, a mother of bristles accouchement declared that Bolton may accept sexually assaulted four of them. No accommodation were provided to the admirable lath as the diocese’s assembly were agnate with the ancestors to activity them abetment with counseling.
Another accurate victim was a fourth-grade boy who arise he was sexually assaulted amid 1976 and 1977. The breadth fabricated align to admonition the victim and abiding for assorted agencies to abetment him and his ancestors financially.
Summary: In 1981, Bower was activate accession boyish pornography. Seventh graders activate the images while they served as janitors at Edinboro University. One of these kids, now an adult, testified the images to the admirable jury. He testified that photos in Bower’s adjustment depicted accouchement accepting sex with adults.
The witness’s mother began animate for the breadth in 1977. In 1981, she was accursed two canicule and she and thee coworkers arise that Bower’s had a botheration with pornography.
Bowers retired from animate admiral in the aboriginal 2000’s but still lives on the Edinboro campus.
Summary: In affidavit to the diocese, Chludzinski accepted that in 1984 he has inappropriate animal conduct with an 18-year-old boy. In a letter anachronous 1991 anniversary his advance in therapy, Chludzinski accepted that he and a acquaintance affianced in animal acquaintance with an 18-year-old male. This included masturbation and articulate sex and occurred about four times. Chludzinski additionally acclaimed that afterwards actuality accepted a leave, he became sexually complex with a 14-year-old boy for about nine months.
In 2004, it was arise that a ancestor apparent that Chludzinski had confused his boyish son years ago during a camping trip. The victim declared he met Chludzinski as an chantry boy and that the bribery happened about six times over about six months. Aback abreast of the allegation, Chludzinski replied, “sorry.”
Summary: In 2005, a man beatific an email to the breadth advertisement he had been accountable to inappropriate animal acquaintance by Copper amid 1981 and 1982. The victim accompaniment Cooper abused him assorted times and larboard him with years of affecting trauma. Cooper would argue the boyish victim to booty a battery with him and would beating the victim and fondle him genitals, as able-bodied as masturbate in avant-garde of him.
When confronted about the bribery in 2005, Cooper accepted his did battery with and beating the victim. He did not accept to the masturbation. Copper agreed to retire, and the abbey and the victim came to an acceding breadth the Breadth would pay for the victim’s accomplished and approaching assay and medication and additionally pay off $19,530 of the victim’s claimed debt.
Summary: The admirable lath abstruse that Freeman had some acquaintance with the Breadth of Erie but he was not incardinated into the Breadth as a priest. He was a priest in Buffalo, and in bristles of his six consecutive assignments he accepted to inappropriate animal behavior with boyish men. The bribery occurred while he was a priest in Buffalo but additionally ministered in Pennsylvania. Freeman accepted animal delinquency at both St. Margaret and St. Lawrence Parishes in New York, and the Breadth of Buffalo aboriginal became acquainted of Freeman’s bent activity in November 1981.
The admirable lath activate no affirmation that the Dioceses of Buffalo or Erie anytime notified law administration officials, admitting the actuality that Freeman accepted to sexually actionable accouchement in at atomic bristles of his six admiral assignments.
Summary: In 2005, there was an accusation fabricated adjoin Furjanic accompanying to an adventure in the aboriginal 1970s. Accession adventure occurred in the mid-1980s. Annal appearance that in the 1990s accession accusation came adjoin Furjanic. The breadth beatific him for counseling and afresh avant-garde counseling. In 1996, the Congregation for Institutions of Consecrated Activity and of Societies of Apostolic Activity removed Furjanic’s apostolic authority.
The admirable lath afterwards abstruse one of the victim’s afterwards died by suicide.
More advice not available.
Summary: Gloekler was accused of sexually abusing boyish females during the 1950s at Sacred Heart. Most of the allegations complex girls who helped array paperwork in the rectory. One victim declared her bribery in an commodity for the Erie Times-News because she capital to accompany to ablaze the bribery in the Catholic Church. Added victims wrote belletrist to Abbey Trautman acknowledging the claims in the newspaper. One victim said Gloekler would fondle her breasts. Accession arise that he pulled her into an abandoned allowance and kissed her, and instructed her to accumulate the alternation private. Two added woman contacted Trautman and said they weren’t victims but had witnessed animal bribery by Gloekler.
Summary: In 2003, in acknowledgment to the John Jay Academy abstraction on clergy animal abuse, the Breadth of Erie accustomed the actuality of eight accepted victims of Hannon’ s animal assaults. The admirable lath has activate abstracts that the Breadth of Hawaii and possibly the Breadth of Erie knew Ancestor Hannon had absolutely abused at atomic twenty youths amid ages 12 and 19.
Of the eight victims accustomed by the Breadth of Erie, one is categorized as “claim denied, not verified” based aloft a abnegation by Hannon. This victim was abused in Hawaii and occurred aback Hannon was visiting the victim’s parents. While tucking her into bed, he allegedly fondled her beneath her underpants.
When the victim was interviewed in 2004, the Breadth of Hawaii activate her “extremely credible.” But the Breadth of Erie sided with Hannan, as he had advanced accepted to abusing abandoned boys. Hannon denied abusing females stating, “they do not accept a penis.”
There are eight accepted victims aural the Breadth of Erie. It is alien if the Breadth anytime abreast law administration admiral about Hannon’s conduct.
Summary: In 1993, a victim wrote a letter to Abbey Trautman at the Breadth of Erie breadth she declared in in 1945, aback she was 13, she accomplished bribery at the easily of Hopkins in the rectory of St. Titus. She declared that Hopkins would, “grab our face in his hands, force us to accessory up, and afresh bulb a awkward kiss on our mouths … and fondle us wherever he pleased.”
In 1994, the victim wrote accession letter to Trautman. The abbey wrote aback that “Since Abbey Hopkins died in July of 1957, there is no accessible way to investigate your accusation.”
Summary: Hudock was 27 in 1996 aback he affianced in inappropriate animal conduct with a babe in her inferior year of aerial school. Abbey Trautman abundant that the victim was a inferior at Mercyhurst Preparatory aback she was targeted by Hudock. This animal bribery occurred in several altered locations aural the victim’s archdiocese community. Trautman accurate that Hudock and the victim had affianced in kissing above-mentioned to a cruise to Wasington, D.C. Annal arise that Hudock groped and kissed the victim on abundant occasions, and it was arise he showed he pornography.
In 2008, the victim was accepting a difficult time ambidextrous with the cerebral issues from actuality victimized by Hudock. The Breadth agreed to pay for her medical bills and provided her with airfare to be apparent at St. Luke’s Convention in Suitland, Maryland.
Hudock’ s accepted application cachet is not known, but he operates his own religious website titled, “Faith Meets World” and has accounting religious books for Liturgical Columnist beneath his accustomed name, as able-bodied as the pen name “Barry Michaels.”
Summary: The Breadth of Erie was aboriginal fabricated acquainted of animal bribery allegations adjoin Joseph W. Jerge in aboriginal 1989. That year, he was beatific for cerebral therapy. In the abatement of 1989, he was arise and animate an aftercare adjustment that belted his acquaintance with boyish boys. He was placed aback into admiral at St. John the Evangelist.
In 1991, Jerge had a activity with several associates of the clergy breadth activity was accurate about him actionable his post-care contract. Abbey Trautman re -assigned Jerge to St. Francis Xavier parish.
One victim is well-documented by the ministry. He was a aerial academy green aback Jerge took him on trips alternating and fondled him on assorted occasions. Afterwards in the victim’s life, he was blackballed from application and blocked from attempts to be accepted to seminary. The admirable lath activate affidavit that Abbey Trautman abandoned instructed academy administrators not to appoint the victim, acquainted that he adeptness be homosexual and adeptness accept attempted suicide. It is additionally acclaimed that the Breadth paid at atomic $1,200 of the victim’s counseling fees.
Another victim declared that he was sexually abused by Jerge amid about 1981 and 1985. He declared that all of the assaults took abode in Jerge’s car. The victim fabricated his history of bribery accepted to Trautman in 2003 and acquired an attorney. A letter declared Trautman brash Jerge to accede both accustomed and accustomed counsel. According to the letter, Trautman declared the District Advocate of Erie County to acquaint him of the bearings and assure him of their acquiescence with the applicative standards and guidelines.
Summary: Jeselnick’s book listed abandoned two accepted victims who were both over the age of accustomed adulthood. Three added victims not included in the breadth files testified in actuality about the abuse. Their accounts accommodate animal fondling, articulate and anal sex, occurring in the backward 1970s aback Jeselnick was stationed in Meadville. All three men and several of their sisters testified that Jeselnick and a advanced bearding affect would arise to their abode and get intoxicated. Already the adults were drunk, Jeselnick would acquisition the boys and adjure on them.
In 2014, Jeselnick beatific a letter gluttonous adequacy for ministry. Afterwards reviewing his file, Abbey Lawrence Persico denied the request.
Summary: Kelley served in two altered dioceses in two states as able-bodied as in Europe over the advance of his 30 year career. He was accused of inappropriate animal conduct with at atomic bristles victims. His victims of best were 18 to 25 year old men in aerial academy or in seminary. Kelley affianced in alternate masturbation, articulate and anal sex with his victims.
Summary: Ancient above-mentioned to March 1989, allegations of animal delinquency came to light. He was accused of molesting two boys while in a bashed accompaniment while visiting accompany in Mobile, Alabama. Ketcham was clearly answerable with two counts of animal bribery of minors. He was beatific to assay afterwards the adventure and housed in a diocese-owned assay facility.
Ketcham pled accusable to both counts and was ordered to pay a $15,000 fine. In 2002, Abbey Trautman accomplished the laicization activity to aforetime abolish Ketcham from the church. Ketcham cooperated with this process.
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Summary: Father Thaddeus Kondzielski was assigned as a abecedary at Erie Cathedral Preparatory for January 2013, a victim contacted the Breadth to admonish that 30 years earlier, aback he was a green at Cathedral Preparatory, Kondzielski would ask him to abetment with allocation affidavit in the rectory.
On one occasion, Kondzielski asked him to break and lift weights. Aback he said he did not accept the able clothes, Kondzielski appropriate that they lift weights naked. They afresh proceeded to lift weights calm while they were naked. Aback he told his parents about the naked weight appropriation incident, they were abashed and told him to break abroad from Kondzielski.
When confronted with this allegations, Kondzielski claimed he did not bethink the incident, but did not abjure it because it could accept happened.
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Summary: Three accepted victims came avant-garde advertence that they were sexually abused by Ancestor Gerard Krebs.
One victim declared that Krebs led him through “a alternation of animal rituals to both prove my acceptance and the actuality that I was not a homosexual.
The admirable lath activate no affidavit advertence that law administration was anytime notified about any of Krebs interactions with his victims.
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Summary: In February of 2005, a 29 year old man wrote a letter to the Breadth of Erie in which he declared that he had abounding St. Anthony’s Academy in Sharon, Pennsylvania and that in
1974 he began confined midnight mass. Victim #1 declared that “Father Jerry” began an inappropriate accord with him at that time. They would accept appropriate diplomacy together. Kucan told the victim that if he anytime told anyone about their relationship, his mother would lose her job in the academy kitchen and he would be kicked out of school. The victim wrote in the letter that he would go to acknowledgment annual to acknowledge his sins and that Kucan would acquaint him that the slate was wiped clean.
Kucan would accomplish articulate sex on the-then eight year old. The letter additionally declared that Kucan would accept a brother in a amber bathrobe present on some occasions and that this brother would additionally accomplish articulate sex on the victim.
Father Kucan was taken out of the admiral in March 2005, aback the Adjustment accustomed its aboriginal complaint adjoin him. The Adjustment acclimatized with the victim filing the complaint. The book agenda additionally adumbrated that Kucan was afresh in his mid- eighties and in the aboriginal stages of dementia.
There is annihilation independent in this book that shows that any complete accord amid the Abbey and the District Advocate occurred.
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Summary: In December 2009, Ancestor Mark Hoffman declared the Bishop’s adjustment to abode an accusation involving boyish animal bribery by Abbey Louis Lorei. The parents of a boy had approached him to abode that their son declared he “was affected by Abbey Lorei” in the aboriginal 1980’s. Abbey Trautman afterwards met with the victim.
The victim declared that about 1980 or 1981, he was a student, about age 11 to 13, at Our Developed of Peace school. He was additionally an chantry server during aboriginal accumulation with Lorei. On one occasion, Lorei access him into the rectory and into his bedroom. Lorei had the victim sit on the bed while Lorei sat abutting to him and hugged and kissed him on the lips. This would activity several canicule in a row, stop, and afresh activate again. The victim eventually banned to serve accumulation with Lorei.
Lorei was anon removed by afresh -Bishop Murphy. In his own handwritten words, Trautman bidding the claimed acceptance that Lorei’ s abrupt abandonment may acceptable accept been apocalyptic of some affectionate of cogent event. Trautman offered the victim counseling services. Banking abetment was additionally discussed. In a announcement anachronous March 30, 2007, Hoffman additionally accurate an added victim of Lorei. Hoffman activate out through the ancestor of the added victim that his son was allegedly abused by Lorei. The victim reportedly declared the adventure during a United Methodist retreat in 2000.
A babyish agenda in the book states “Review Lath activate no arete in processing aback declared victim did not arise alternating alike afterwards requests.”
It is alien who the address refers to.
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Summary: After several years teaching at Venango Christian Aerial School, Abbey Salvatore P. Luzzi was confused to St. Mark’s Seminary, breadth he abounding several roles. Over the advance of his 30 year ministry, he was accused of animal delinquency by eight macho victims alignment in age from aboriginal adolescence to aboriginal twenties. Some of these victims were groped, afield kissed, hugged, and/or fondled. He additionally faced allegations of albatross for the suicide of a above student/victim.
Luzzi formed abundantly with boyish ambitious priests at St. Mark’s breadth he and boyish priest Leon Muroski served as Airy Directors to the seminarians. Luzzi’s inappropriate affecting and cuddle of at atomic two seminarians prompted the Breadth to achieve with those seminarians for ample sums of money. The aboriginal above Seminarian’s case was acclimatized in civilian cloister for $34,500 and this abandoned accustomed several thousand dollars over the advance of the abounding years that the Breadth paid for his counseling and medication costs.
Several added above boyish victims of Luzzi accustomed belletrist or buzz calls of acknowledgment from the Diocese. These victims were counseled by the Breadth through accord or in actuality interviews wherein Luzzi’s behavior was absolved as “Sal’s way of cogent himself and his “touching approach” to admiral was attributed to his Italian upbringing.
In 1994, Abbey Trautman beatific both Luzzi and Muroski to St. Luke’s Convention for therapy. The Breadth about arise that Luzzi was activity on an connected breather for “personal, airy and bookish growth.” Already Luzzi was discharged, the Abbey accustomed him aback into pastoral admiral by letter on February 14, 1995. However, the acceptable additionally came with several altitude and a Penial Precept, a academic notification in the abbey that restricts ministry.
Trautman directed Luzzi to burden from all acquaintance with adolescence beneath 19 years of age and to abstain biking and amusing alternation with such parishioners. Afterwards that aforementioned year, in September 1995, Trautman had Luzzi’ s commonsense as a priest removed and Luzzi began residing in a clandestine residence, breadth he charcoal today.
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Summary: The victim claims Lynch airtight him into the coffer and this resulted in a agony to his head.
In a letter anachronous June 3, 2016, the victim declared that he capital to abode the Abbey to get some things off his chest. He declared that Ancestor Richard Lynch was amenable for the animal bribery that he went through while accessory Bradford Central Catholic Christian Aerial Academy 1978-1979. He said he told Abbey Trautman about some concrete abuse, but was too abashed to allocution about the animal abuse.
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Summary: Monsignor Daniel Martin was a priest the in the Breadth of Erie for 43 -three years who faced two accepted allegations of animal abuse. The admirable jury’s assay of his files activate complete little accurate affirmation of his bribery of a jailbait who was an adapt server in his parish. That victim would go on to become a priest himself and appeared in avant-garde of the admirable lath to acquaint his story.
He arise that aback he was agitated over the troubles of his life, he would seek Martin’s counsel. He testified that Martin sexually fondled him on at atomic sixteen occasions amid the ages of sixteen and nineteen.
Other victims came avant-garde with agnate encounters.
The name of the priest, breadth he served and the exact adventure was absolutely redacted in the admirable lath report.
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Summary: After 20 years of authoritative duties, Muroski assuredly got his own parish. This admiral lasted from 1982 until1995, but was abruptly apoplectic aback in the aboriginal 1990s Muroski was accused of animal delinquency while he was a Airy Administrator at the seminary. Muroski was beatific to St. Luke’s Convention in Suitland, Maryland, for abandoned psychotherapy in 1994 afterwards he accepted to inappropriate acquaintance with the seminarians beneath his watch. These seminarians were all male, eighteen to twenty-three-year olds, aback Muroski would admonition them. This counselling included allegations of abounding anatomy massages, kissing, masturbation and cuddle of the seminarians’ buttocks and genitals. Muroski would eventually be placed aback into admiral afterwards assay at St. Luke’s and served in the Breadth of Erie and in The Christophers diplomacy in New York City.
In 2001, Muroski alternate to the Breadth of Erie from The Christophers and was retired. Muroski was acceptable to move into the retired priest home in 2002, which is breadth he still resides. In 2016, the Breadth rostered a annual of all the retired clergy animate in the home and fabricated it public. Muroski was not listed as a resident. It was at this abode that the admirable lath activate him animate in 2017, however.
No added accommodation regarding where he served were provided.
Summary: On December 21, 2007 an e-mail advice was beatific to Abbey Robert Smith, Vicar General of the Breadth of Erie from the Association of the Divine Word in Techny, Ilinois. The purpose of the e-mail was to acquaint Smith that a victim was sexually abused by a agents affiliate while he was a accessory at Sacred Affection Aerial Academy in 1964. This academy was operated by the Association of the Divine Word Missionaries in Girard.
The victim claimed that during the summer amid his apprentice and green years of aerial school, Brother Edmundus Murphy, who was 33 years of age at this time, was the affronted drillmaster at the school. Murphy encouraged the victim to accompany the aggregation and, beneath the pretense of teaching him some affronted moves, the two wrestled naked “as the age-old Greeks and Romans did.” The victim declared that during these “wrestling” sessions he was sodomized by Murphy.
Immediately afterwards the incident, the victim asked Murphy what he was accomplishing and, according to the victim, Murphy sat on the attic and began to cry.
The admirable lath assay activate no affidavit that the Breadth notified bounded law administration or the District Attorney’s Adjustment about Murphy’s behavior. The abandoned agenda in the book was a handwritten characters on top of the printed out e-mail which read; “not responsible-Priest/Deacon only.”
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Summary: Murray confused boyish boys in a abbey rectory afore confined mass, as able-bodied as in recreational settings such as the basin shore. A assay of his Abbot book arise that, as a result, the Breadth paid accoutrements of dollars in assay fees and civilian settlements. Two of his victims anniversary accustomed budgetary settlements in the bulk of $25,000 each. The aboriginal accusation of animal bribery adjoin Murray was fabricated in 1967. In was arise that in the summer of 1966, Murray, while in a amusing ambience with the victim’s ancestors at the shore, allegedly fondled the boyish boy in the accept and on shore.
This adventure was brought to the absorption of the boy’s parents and Abbey John F. Whealon in 1967. There was no adumbration in the book that law administration was notified. Whealon’ s claimed addendum arise that he confronted Murray with the accusation and batten with the victim’s ancestor on a cardinal of occasions. Murray partially denied the accusation by cogent the Abbey that the victim has “an overactive imagination,” and that any affecting was adventitious due to accustomed bluffing with the boy.
In April of 1985, Murray was answerable by the Pennsylvania Accompaniment Badge with one calculation anniversary of blue advance and bribery of minors. He eventually pled accusable to both charges, was bedevilled to twelve months’ acquittal and fined. This adventure was the aftereffect of Murray sexually molesting a 12 -year-old boy who was advancing to serve accumulation in the abbey rectory.
One year later, the abbey paid the victim’s ancestors a adjustment in the bulk of of $25,000.
As a aftereffect of Murray’s added instance of boyish molestation, the Breadth acclimatized him by removing his apostolic commonsense in 1985. While apprehension sentencing on his bent charges, the Breadth beatific Murray to two assay facilities. Afterwards several years of treatment, paid for by the Diocese, Murray was retired and confused to his ancestors home in Philadelphia. As of 2007, he was still accepting money to pay for his therapy.
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Summary: A letter anachronous January 25, 1993 from a victim declared that 23 years earlier, he was sexually abused by Ancestor Giles L. Nealen. At that time, Nealon was assigned to Queen of the World abbey in St. Mary. This letter declared that Nealen sexually abused him and two of his friends, but he was borderline if the added two victims would arise forward. In this letter, the victim begged the abbey to accumulate Nealen abroad from added boyish boys so that they would not additionally be sexually assaulted by the priest.
Another award was a cassette bandage amid in Nealen’s book labeled “victim’s father.” It was an on-air annual from the show, “Erie in the morning.” The victim’s ancestor told the hosts of the radio appearance that he was approached by a acquaintance who told him that he had “walked in on” this priest sexually abusing his own son and was anxious that the son of this man had additionally been sexually abused. Aback the ancestor asked his boyish son if anyone had anytime affected him, he claimed that his son started to cry and told him that their bounded priest had.
The victim’s ancestor told the radio hosts how this priest was “part oftheir family” and that he would arise and break the complete weekend at their home. His son told him that the priest would arise into his allowance afterwards he and his wife went to bed to sexually bribery him. The victim’s ancestor claims his son would accept been amid the ages of nine and fourteen at the time of this abuse.
When the victim’s ancestor confronted the priest, who had afresh larboard the parish, he claimed the priest did not abjure that he sexually abused his son and told him the acumen he did it was because “his son bald love.” Aback the victim’s ancestor told the priest he capital them to go to the Abbey and acquaint him what happened, that the priest banned to go because he didn’t appetite to be removed and that he would lose his pension. The victim’s ancestor accustomed several times to set up a activity with the Abbey to altercate the animal abuse, but he claims it never formed out.
The Abbot files accustomed pursuant to amendment independent no advice on any of these victim’s statuses or if any of them were offered counseling. The admirable lath assay activate no affidavit that the Breadth of Erie notified bounded law administration or the District Attorney’s adjustment about Nealen’ s connected history of sexually abusing abundant boyish boys.
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Summary: The Breadth of Erie cadre book for Ancestor Jan Olowin independent a certificate advantaged “Summary of Buzz Conversation.” One of Olowin’s three accepted victims said he was disillusioned with the Abbey aback Olowin was appointed pastor of St. George.
On November 4, 2016, Abbey Lawrence Persico wrote a letter to Olowin, now retired in Peoria, Arizona, advertence that he had abstruse of an accusation of accounting delinquency fabricated several decades ago adjoin Olowin. Persico’ s letter did not acknowledgment details, but it referenced a buzz alarm that Persico and Olowin had the day before.
The admirable lath can infer that Persico categorical Olowin’s offenses in this alarm and articulate the acumen for the letter in greater detail. This letter clearly belted Olowin from accessible exercise of all apostolic admiral until added notice.
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Summary: In a letter anachronous April 20, 2011 and addressed to Abbey Trautman, a victim arise bribery by Ancestor Andrew Pawlaczyk. On one occasion, they went pond afterwards bathing suits. Afterwards pond they went aback to the cottage. Pawlaczyk took the victim into the bedchamber and told him that he was activity to accord him a massage. The victim was face bottomward on the bed with no clothes on. Pawlaczyk afresh sat on the victim’s buttocks, wearing no clothes, while he massaged him. Afresh they antipodal roles. Afterwards they were done, the victim activate accrue in the bed which was not from him.
This happened on added “trips” the two took together.
The Admirable Lath did not acquisition any affidavit that adumbrated that the Breadth anytime arise the case to bounded law enforcement. Additionally, there is no adumbration that the Breadth offered any counselling to the victim.
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Summary: In a letter anachronous March 16, 1955 and addressed to the Abbey of Erie, a victim arise bribery by Ancestor John A. Piatkowski. He brash that at the age of 12, he became an chantry boy.
During his time as an chantry boy, Piatkowski began to kiss the victim and acquaint him that he admired him. He took the victim for rides and to the movies. It was during this time that Piatkowski would comedy with the victim’s penis until he had an orgasm.
On abundant added occasions, Piatkowski committed agnate bribery on the victim in the abbey basement and in the archdiocese abode breadth Piatkowski lived. The victim accompanying that while he acquainted that the complete bearings did not assume right, he was abashed to acquaint his parents for abhorrence that they would not accept believed him.
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Details apropos his allegations were not provided.
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Summary: The Breadth of Erie was aboriginal acquainted of Ancestor William Presley’s animal abuses as aboriginal as November 1987, during his adjustment as Pastor of St. Agnes. These animal abuses, as arise to the Diocese, complex two victims and spanned about sixteen years. One of the victims had been abused as afresh as 1986. The added victim was abused above-mentioned to 1971 aback he was a aerial academy apprentice in accession parish.
Following an appraisal in April 1990, Murphy placed Presley in a acting assignment. That adjustment was fabricated abiding in June 1990. Anon thereafter, Trautman accustomed Presley to abide in his position as Pastor and Administrator at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Abbey in Sykesville, Jefferson County. One of the victims was as boyish as 13 years old aback it occurred.
The bribery of these individuals consisted of “choking, slapping, punching, rape, sodomy, fellatio, anal intercourse,” and added acts according to Abbot annal brash by the Admirable Jury. On April 18, 2002, Trautman contacted Presley by telephone. Trautman recorded that, during that call, Presley accepted the animal bribery of the victims. Trautman revoked Presley’s apostolic commonsense afterwards that year.
In April 2003, and in acknowledgment to media inquiries about Presley, the Breadth of Erie issued a columnist absolution stating, amid added things, that Presley’s apostolic commonsense were removed in July 2002 anon afterwards the allegations prompted the Breadth to conduct an centralized investigation.
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Summary: Based on advice provided by the Breadth of Erie, a victim wrote a letter to Abbey Donald Trautman that was postmarked April 11, 2002. In the letter, the victim abundant an advance which occurred in 1969 or 1970 aback he was activity into seventh or eighth brand and was an chantry boy at St. Andrew and The Villa. According to the victim, he met John Philip Schanz,who access him to his accommodation on the southwest bend of 6th and Sassafras Street. Schanz began to battle the boy and grab his body. Aback the victim asked his beforehand brother, who was a Gannon Academy apprentice at the time, if he knew of Schanz, his brother began to beam and remarked “you beggarly the one who brand little boys?”
After acclamation the incident, the Breadth reimbursed the victim $32,000 for his counseling. Another victim came avant-garde years later, autograph the breadth a letter from prison. He said that while accessory a Gannon University Basketball game, Schanz approached him and asked him to arise anniversary game. The victim did and afterwards anniversary bold was instructed to go to Schanz’s rectory breadth they would booze and wrestle.
The victim was 12 or 13 years of age at the time. The victim went on to agenda that he was autograph the letter from prison. He declared that he was confined as a aftereffect of crimes that he had committed beneath the acceptance of drugs and alcohol. He attributed his actuality bribery botheration to the animal bribery that he had endured at the easily of Schanz years prior. The victim accustomed accepting from the abbey that they had accustomed the letter and bidding a admiration to apperceive if Schanz was still animate and whether or not he was still victimizing individuals.
The abbey responded to the letter cogent him Schanz was no best practicing the commemoration and was in breakable health.
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Summary: Father Samuel B. Slocum testified afore the Admirable Lath on September 14, 2017, anniversary his canicule as a priest in the Breadth of Erie. In 2012, a lath activate him accusable of the crimes of beard of the abode of a boyish and bribery of minors.
Slocum testified that in 1980 he had been arise to Abbey Heberlein by a boyish priest for an declared inappropriate accord with a fourteen -year-old girl. Slocum testified that Heberlein and afresh -Bishop Michael Murphy knew about his accord with the boyish girl, but did annihilation about it. In this aforementioned year, Slocum additionally recalled accepting a accord with a sixteen-year-old boy. He testified that he would not alarm his relationships with these children.
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Summary: Bishop Michael Murphy was aboriginal told of boyish animal bribery perpetrated by Smith adjoin a 17 -year -old boy in January 1984 while at Saint Mary’s. Smith accommodated on January 20, 1984.
Secret Abbot annal acquired by the Admirable Lath pursuant to a amendment showed that, while in treatment, Smith accepted to sexually molesting at atomic fifteen children. Smith declared that all of his victims were boys, some as boyish as seven. Smith had raped them anally and orally. This advice was provided to Murphy in November 1987. That aforementioned month, Smith was absolved from the facility. In animosity of Smith’s acknowledgment to sexually actionable at atomic fifteen prepubescent boys, Murphy assigned Smith to the archdiocese of Saint Joseph’s in Warren on December 7, 1987.
Approximately three months later, in March 1988, Ancestor Glenn Whitman wrote a letter to Smith and brash him of contempo conduct that placed him in bribery of his aftercare acceding with St. Luke’s Institute. Regardless, Smith connected in admiral at Saint Joseph’s.
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Summary: Sometime in 1996, a boyish fifth brand babe came to allocution with Sister Steff at St. Boniface school. The boyish was a apprentice of Steff’s. Steff additionally served as the arch at the school. The babe approached her with her accompany because she had advancing anniversary to report. The boyish babe told Steff that her godfather, Abbey Thomas Snyderwine, had taken a battery with her and affected her in means that she was afflictive with. The boyish arise that this adventure occurred bristles years above-mentioned aback she backward brief at Snyderwine’ s trailer.
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Summary: The Admirable Lath heard affidavit from and about bristles associates of the aforementioned ancestors that Tome had abused in the 1970s. The survivors arise that they were poor, dysfunctional, and abased aloft the breadth for their mother’s application at St. Brigid parish. Furthermore, the parents were befriended by the abusers and the ancestors would generally allure them over to appoint in bubbler parties. Anniversary of the victims testified to the Admirable Lath about agnate statements that their abuser fabricated to bribery them if they anytime arise the abuse.
The victims from the ancestors were ages 12 years old and younger.
No added accommodation were listed.
Summary: In a letter to the Vatican anachronous July 7, 1977, Vallimont requested laicization. He arise in that certificate that he had austere doubts about animate a activity of celibacy. His book acclaimed that he had abbreviate animal accord with a 13 -year-old changeable parishioner. The Admirable Lath activate little to no affidavit of this accord in the subpoenaed files accustomed from the Diocese.
Vallimont assured the accord with the 13 -year -old victim aback he was arise from a assay facility. There were no abstracts activate in the book that announce that the case was anytime affronted over to law enforcement.
The name of the priest, breadth he served and the exact adventure was absolutely redacted in the admirable lath report.
Bribery survivor Sharon Acquaint was on date during the presentation of the admirable lath abode that abundant decades of bribery by hundreds of priests. York Daily Record
Summary: During his abbreviate administration with the Breadth of Greensburg, abundant allegations were fabricated adjoin Dellamalva:
Summary: Flohr was the baton of the Inferior Chantry Boys Association, and allegedly affected the victim’s genitals for the aboriginal time in 1967. The bribery connected into kissing and articulate sex. In November 1969, Flohr allegedly took the victim into the confessional of the Immaculate Conception abbey and began kissing him and affronted him up with a rope. The victim began to scream, so Flohr accustomed to blackout him with articulate sex. Aback the victim refused, “the priest allegedly became affronted and sodomized the victim with a crucifix about 7” x 5” x 1”.
Summary: In July 2005, a victim beatific an email apropos bribery suffered by Guth aback he was seven years old. Afterwards a Sunday academy abecedary told the victim that missing accumulation could accomplish you die, he became anxious for his mother who had absent mass. The boyish ran to the rectory to address the case for his mother, and began bawl and “pleading for his mother’s soul.” Guth started speaking of abstruse adventures and penance, and began diplomacy the victim’s pants down. He afresh fondled him, ashore his feel up the victim’s anus. Guth afresh batten Latin, and was instructed to cull up his pants aback he was done. Guth told the victim that if he told anyone about the abstruse penance, not abandoned would his mother go to hell, but he (the victim) would bake with her.”
Summary: The breadth aboriginal accustomed a animal bribery accusation on Lesniak in 2004. The victim said in 1977, Lesniak affected his genitals in a abbey rectory. During an incident, Lesniak access him to break for an “overnight amusing for the chantry boys” and aback he accustomed at the rectory, he accomplished he was the abandoned boy to attend.
When the victim initially abreast his mother about what happened, she did not accept him. In 2004, a added victim said he was fondled while on the border of falling comatose on the rectory couch. A third victim approached the breadth in 2005 and declared that in 1965 and 66, Lesniak fondled his genitals while at the rectory and in the pool.
In 2007, a fourth victim arise he was sexually abused from 1983 through 1987 or 1988, starting aback he was eight years old afterwards his aboriginal Holy Accord picnic. Lesniak affected the victim to accomplish articulate sex on him. Aback the victim became an chantry boy, Lesniak told him that chantry boys bald to go to acknowledgment afore every accumulation they served. Instead of activity to a confessional, they went to the aback allowance of the abbey breadth “Father Lesniak would accept to his sins and adumbrated to him that if he was not too bad, he would ‘get to blot on a birthmark lollipop or popcicle.” Afterwards confession, Lesniak would betrayal his penis and acquaint him it was his “strawberry lollipop.” The book occurred dozens of times.
No added advice is listed in the report.
Summary: In November 2007, a 45-year-old man beatific a letter to a archdiocese adage he was sexually assaulted by Marcinek, starting aback the victim was 10 in 1972 and until the aboriginal 1980s. Marcinek would accept articulate sex with him afterwards the victim, an chantry server, would backpack firewood to the rectory. Marcinek allegedly exploited the assurance of the family, and generally aggregate a bed with the victim. They backward in a auberge allowance calm and Marcinek sexually abused him on trips to Sea World and Geauga Basin activity esplanade in Ohio.
Marcinek generally bestowed adeptness and money aloft him, including a car registered in Marcinek’s name. The victim afraid that he may accept targed his brother, as the victim overheard him say that “Father Henry kissed me on the aperture and he kissed me complete hard.”
Where he served:
Summary: In 1962, Abbey William Connare wrote a announcement apropos allegations involving a priest afresh confined in the Breadth of Greensburg an bearding victim who was a seminarian.
In the note, Connare bidding that he “sincerely hopes that we can accommodate the accomplished bulk aural this circle,” and did not reassign the accused priest out of abhorrence that “too abounding would affix the two incidents, the adjournment of the seminarian and the abatement of the priest.”
Connare bidding activity that the victim’s ancestors would acquisition out, and asked anybody “in the circle” to accumulate an eye on the priest and accelerate him to a assay adeptness breadth the abbey would accelerate priests accepted to accept affianced in animal abuse.
Further accommodation were not arise in the report.
Summary: In 2002, a woman said Oris sexually abused her, alpha aback she was about four or bristles years. The victim said Oris fondled and performed articulate sex on her while they aggregate the aforementioned bed in St. Hedwig’s rectory. Their accord was abutting abundant that added accouchement in her chic would aggravate her that she was sleeping with a priest.
The bribery connected afterwards he was transferred to St. Florian in United, aback he told her, “I appetite to accomplish you my woman.”
Oris additionally sexually abused her beforehand sister from aback the beforehand sister was in the third or fourth grade, and connected until she was in fifth grade.
The breadth notified Oris of the accusation, and although he did not anamnesis the details, he apologized.
He said, “I never anticipation that it would arise to this, but boyish girls are appealing and they bandy themselves at you, you say things and do things I assumption I never meant to aching anybody. Their mother knew, but never said anything. I asked if she knew that he sexually abused them and she said no, but she knew that they came to the rectory to beddy-bye overnight.”
Further accommodation were not arise in the report.
Summary: In 1997, the breadth accustomed an accusation of animal bribery adjoin Pierce, advertence the bribery began aback the victim was 12 in 1968, and connected until she was about 20. The victim formed at the rectory at St. Gertrude. The woman said an boilerplate night with Pierce included banquet and alcoholic drinks followed by animal intercourse.
The victim she acquainted she had a accepted adventurous accord with Pierce, and was anxious of accession changeable from Jeannette with whom Pierce had a animal accord with.
A abbot book arise Abbey William Connare knew about inappropriate behavior amid Pierce and a boyish woman as aboriginal as 1972. Pierce was instructed not to appoint “a boyish woman from his above archdiocese as housekeeper,” but no added activity was taken.
Pierce accustomed accepting an inappropriate accord with the victim, but denied animal activity with her. Rather, he arguable they abandoned affianced in alternate masturbation. Pierce said added he was in adulation with the victim.
Summary: In 2002, a victim said Premoshis sexually abused him from 1980 to 1982 aback he was about 16 or 17 years old. The victim arise that he absorb abounding evenings at the Immaculate Conception rectory, during which he and Premoshis would appoint in “rough-housing” including Premoshis cuddle and affronted with the victim while Premoshis was in his underwear. Ultimately, the victim started blockage brief at the rectory and slept in the aforementioned bed as Premoshis. One morning, the victim awoke with “cream” on him, which he afterwards accomplished was semen.
After he was confronted by a Bishop’s adumbrative on March 18,2 002, Premoshis accepted to giving gifts, diplomacy banquet and bartering him with alcohol. He accepted to the wrestling, and said he did become hardly angry while accomplishing so. He said he additionally slept in the aforementioned bed with the victim on assorted occasions, but denied ejaculating on the victim. He, however, said he “may accept had a ‘wet dream’ while they were sleeping in the aforementioned bed.”
Summary: In August 1962, A New York Abbey wrote Abbey William Connare apropos an adventure breadth Rogers allegedly attempted to sexually advance a boy while he was hitch-hiking abreast Saranac Lake. The badge bent that the agent complex in the adventure was traced aback to Rodgers. Two added assemblage were accommodating to affirm to seeing the boy with Rogers.
The abbey said, “knowing that a priest adeptness be involved, the badge did not ambition to hunt their accepted procedures.” The boy’s father, who declared himself as a “good Catholic” agreed not to accompany accuse so connected as there was an acceptance of answerability bu Rodgers and he larboard down.
Connare bidding activity about Rogers abiding to the Saranac Basin area, but, ultimately apprenticed by a perceived accusation to “proceed carefully to assure (Rogers’) reputation, no added activity was taken.
Summary: In 2002, a victim wrote a letter to the breadth that aback Sanesi served St. Joseph Accessory Seminary academy in the aboriginal 1960s, Sanesi afresh sexually abused him. The victim suffered from psoriasis, and Sanesi appropriate that the victim would be added adequate in his clandestine quarters. Sanesi helped administer his lotions, but Sanesi’s acquaintance connected to cuddle the victim’s genitals. It was a “nightly occurance,” according to the report. Abbey Anthony Bosco wrote the victim and apologized for Sanesi’s abuse, but no acknowledgment was received. The victim’s complaint was forwarded to the Westmoreland County District Attorney’s Office, but because Sanesi had been comatose for a decade at the time the bribery was reported, no activity was taken.
In 2013, a added victim said Sanesi sexually abused him at St. Joseph Hall alpha in 1962. The added victim declared that Sanesi came into his billet allowance on two or three occasions and attempted to fondle his genitals and masturbate him.
Summary: In May 1981, two mothers wrote belletrist to Abbey Norbert Gaughan adage Sinclair abused their two sons aback they were about 14 years old. In Sept. 1980, Sinclair visited the one victim’s ancestor for a booze backward one night. Afterwards the ancestor went to bed, Sinclair proceeded to hunt the victims about the allowance attempting to “shake hands” with them. Anniversary time Sinclair befuddled easily with one of the boys, however, he pushed their easily arise their genitals.
In a May 1981 letter, one of the mothers arise the adventure to Ancestor Thomas Bertolina, but Bertolina bootless to abode the bearings and “wanted to accumulate it all clandestine and swept beneath the rug.
In March 1982, Gaughan declared in a letter that “a cardinal of bodies were afterwards us to see that Ancestor Roger Sinclar was transferred.” According to Connare, Sinclair fabricated it bright that he capital to break in his present adjustment and to “work through his problems. Connare acceptable Sinclair to abide at St. Mary at that time.
From June 1983 to June 1984, Sinclair was placed on ailing leave and he accustomed assay for “emotional problems.” He activated for a chaplaincy with the Air Force, with Connare advertence that Sinclair was a “priest in acceptable standing.”
In November 1991, the Topeka Accompaniment Hospital arise that Sinclair “managed to accretion acceptance ot a bound assemblage deceitfully” and attempted to assay out boyish boys from the hospital to go see a cine on two abstracted occasions. He was absolved from the hospital.
A third victim came avant-garde and fabricated a complaint in February 2002. During several incidents in the backward 1970s, Sinclair would generally ticle the boy, but did not sexually bribery him at that time. During an brief break for a assemblage in 1978 or 1979, Sinclair reportedly slept in the aforementioned bed as the victim with abandoned his underwear on. Sinclair kept aggravating to get afterpiece to him during the night. On the added night, Sinclair did not abrasion any accouterment to bed.
In 2002, a fourth victim arise via blast alarm that he was sexually abused by Sinclair in 1979. According to abbot files, the blow happened in the sacristy of the abbey afterwards confined mass. It was disconnected by an beforehand brace that absolved into the sacristy.
Summary: In May 1991, a activity was captivated amid Ancestor Roger Statnick and Everson Ambassador Tim Shoemaker afterwards a bounded badge activity apparent Sredzinski anchored in a cemetery at night with a boyish boy. Aback questioned by the officer, Sredzinski said annihilation was amiss and that he was abandoned talking to the boy about some problems.
Another attestant told the breadth that she had apparent Sredzinski abandoned in an alleyway with the boyish boy about 2 a.m.. The boy was articular as one of three boys Sredzinski was, according to the community, too-often apparent with.
Later that month, Statnick confronted Sredinski with the advice the ambassador told him. Sredzinski told Statnick what he told the administrator – annihilation was wrong, and he was speaking to the boy about problems. He denied spending too abundant time with the boys in the community, that assorted kids came to the rectory at night because they acquainted adequate there.
Statnick instructed Sredzinski that he was to accept no added acquaintance with boyish bodies alfresco of business hours.
Several handwritten addendum in Sredzinski’s book announce Sredzinski had “roaming hands” while he and a victim were simming, and had an adjustment while swimming. The victim, afterwards cogent his parents, told Sredzinski to break abroad from their son.
Summary: In 2016, Lower Burrell Badge Administration accustomed an bearding abode of boyish bribery adjoin Sweeney. The victim, who was 35 at the time of the report, said he was 10 years old aback the aboriginal advance started. He declared that while in fourth brand at St. Margaret Mary, he had been beatific to the arch because of Misbehavior. He was afresh beatific to see Sweeney. Sweeney threatened the victim and told him he would not do so if the victim performed articulate sex on him, which he did.
Sweeney is anon apprehension balloon in the Westmoreland County Cloister of Common Pleas.
Summary: In April 2002, a victim came avant-garde and said while an chantry boy at Assumption in Leechburg, he was afield affected by Tamilowski
The victim arise that on a few occasions, Tamilowski pushed him in the bend and affective him in the bend area. Tamilowski reportedly said alike if he told his parents what he had done, they would not accept him.
“Many years” above-mentioned to authoritative the report, the victim told the adjustment administrator for the diocese. The victim was told to leave the activity abandoned and not “rock the boat” any further.
Summary: In 1987, the families of 12 chantry boys declared Trott committed animal acts on them. An assay was conducted and Trott accepted in a accounting annual that he access the boys on “outings” and accustomed his animal motive in these invitations. Cloister annal said Trott fondled and masturbated at atomic four of his victims, and massaged and performed articulate sex on an added eight.
On Feb. 26, 1987, Troutt, pled accusable to one calculation of bribery of amateur and was bedevilled to bristles years probation. Afterward his plea, he was beatific to the St. Luke’s Convention in Suitland, Md. For inpatient treatment.
Summary: In 2015, a victim claimed that in the aboriginal 1980s, Weber gave a address to accouchement about the acceptation of admixed thoughts. The victim, who was amid 11 and 13 at the time, was abandoned with Weber and asked if he was acquainted what the address meant. At this point, Weber began to fondle the boy’s genitals.
The breadth encouraged the victim to acquaintance ChildLine, and did so, but because the perpetrator was deceased, they would not be able to conduct a abounding investigation.
Where he served:
Summary: In 1989, the Breadth of Harrisburg abstruse that a boy declared that Francis “Scotty” Allen sexually abused him in the 1970’s. The Breadth accurate the allegation. The Diocese’s abstracts arise the afterward information.
The boy’s mother arise that the declared bribery to a Monsignor. The boy said Allen had “sexual encounters” with him on three occasions.
In 1994, a woman arise to the Breadth that her son was confused by Allen from 1974 to 1975. During an brief stay, Allen began to beating the boy and fondle the boy’s genitals until the boy ejaculated.
Where he served:
Summary: The Breadth was anxious with Allen’s behavior as aboriginal as 1970, and in 1991 he was evaluated.
He was arrested by Lancaster City Badge for soliciting an clandestine officer. He allegedly abounding a Sex and Adulation Addicts Bearding activity breadth Allen gave the consequence to associates that he was a pedophile and had an “obsession with boyish boys.”
In 2002, a man arise Allen had abused him from the ages of 14 to 18. Bribery included fondling, articulate sex and alternate masturbation. The Breadth issued a chastening axiom suspending Allen’s adeptness to activity about as a priest.
More bribery was arise in 2003 aback accession man came forward. He said Allen sat with him and others in a amphitheater naked breadth they all masturbated. Allen paid the victims either $40 or $50 each. The man declared anytime Allen abused him, he paid him money.
Where he served:
Summary: In 1969, aback a man was 13 years old, he said Bach access him on a boat. The man and Bach went to beddy-bye in abstracted beds, but the man woke up to Bach acclamation his penis. The bribery additionally included kissing and articulate sex. Bach additionally took pictures of the naked boy.
Other incidents of a agnate attributes followed involving at atomic three added males.
Where he served:
Summary: A priest arise that he had become acquainted of several incidents involving Barajas that complex allegations of him molesting children. The Archdiocese declared in a letter aback in 1995 that apropos were aloft about Ancestor Jesus, but annihilation specific was presented.
Where he served:
Summary: In 2001, a woman arise that Barry had confused her son from 1978 to 1980 aback he was in elementary school. A abode involving Barry said there were some “strange situations” with him.
In accession instance, a macho arise that aback he was 11 years old, Barry and him slept in a bed together. The boy woke up to Barry cuddle him and afresh assuming articulate sex on him. He was reassured by Barry that “it was OK.”
On of the boys abused, afterwards developed problems with booze and biologic bribery and afterwards committed suicide.
Where he served:
Summary: A woman arise that Beeman sexually abused her babe from 1961 to 1964. Aback the babe was eight years old, the mother activate claret in her daughter’s underwear. On abstracted occasions, Beeman sexually abused her.
In canon class, he sat her on his lap and affected her inappropriately. Beeman afterwards raped her aback she was in the hospital allowance convalescent from accepting her tonsils removed. He afterwards raped her aback she was abundant at 19 years old.
Beeman accepted the bribery he did to this victim, and added women additionally came avant-garde anecdotic instances of bribery by him.
Where he served:
Summary: In March 1996, Ancestor Paul Helwig and Abbey Hugh Overbaugh wrote a announcement to Abbey Nicholas Dattilo apropos an accusation fabricated adjoin Bostwick apropos the 1980 to 1982 time period. Bostwick befriended a ancestors and eventually backward brief at their house. The ancestors had a boy amid 12 and 14 years of age. The boy drank beer with Bostwick and Bostwick fondled the boy’s genitals. Bostwick took the boy to St. Mary’s Seminary aback academy was out of session. Bostwick fondled the boy’s genitals while the boy was sleeping overnight. The aftermost adventure complex Bostwick attempting to accept the boy blow Bostwick’ s genitals.
In 2002, accession victim fabricated the aforementioned abode to the Breadth of Harrisburg apropos an advance at inappropriate affecting that occurred in 1987 aback he was amid 14 and 15 years old. He declared he anesthetized out from bubbler booze while he watched a cine with Bostwick. He woke up in accession allowance aback Bostwick accomplished for his genitals and he chock-full Bostwick from authoritative contact.
Where he served:
Summary: An assay arise that Cramer was in an online chatroom breadth he arise with an abandoned in Connecticut who was answerable criminally for possessing boyish pornography. In his online communications, Cramer mentioned he capital to go to Mexico breadth he could “rent” boys. Afterwards an investigation, Cramer was not arrested because he was not in ascendancy of boyish pornography.
Where he served:
Summary: In May 1979, the Breadth of Memphis wrote to the Breadth of Harrisburg and declared that Ancestor Walter Emala was “once accused of sexually administration some of the accouchement breadth he was an associate, but this does not assume to accept been accurate definitely.”
In December 1985, a announcement was accounting by Keeler that arise that Emala had been “accused of actuality anytime and candidly accustomed with assertive boys” by parents in St. Peter’s parish. The announcement acclaimed the parents fabricated belletrist to the archdiocese priest, Ancestor Frederick Farace. There was no bribery reported. The parents declared Emala gave boys wine and the parents were anxious about over familiarity.
Where he served:
Summary: On February 18, 2011, Abbey Joseph McFadden issued a Decree afterwards accepting a abode from the Secretary of Clergy and Consecrated Activity that Ancestor Paul Fisher fabricated a selfincriminating abode involving pornography, “which may accommodate boyish pornography.”
In February 2011, Abbot admiral interviewed Fisher. Fisher declared that he conducted online searches for chicanery that included “incest” and “really sick, calumniating stories.”
The Breadth beatific Fisher for assay and evaluation. The argumentative assay of Fisher’s cyberbanking accessories did not analyze images depicting the animal bribery of children, alike admitting Fisher accepted it was possible.
Further accommodation were not released.
Further accommodation were not released.
His adjustment history was not listed.
Summary: A Admirable Lath amendment was served on the Breadth of Harrisburg in September of 2016. While reviewing abstracts to about-face over pursuant to the subpoena, the Breadth articular an accusation adjoin a priest, which the Breadth did not hunt up on.
Where he served:
Summary: The Breadth of Harrisburg’s belted book for Affect Donald “Tim” Hackman independent a abandonment letter anachronous January 22, 1999, and a Decree anachronous February 3, 1999. Hackman had mailed boyish chicanery to an clandestine law administration officer. Abbey Dattilo issued a Decree, which acclaimed Hackman’s “sincere and aboveboard affectation of remorse.” He was afresh banned to exercise functions of any ecclesiastical office.
Where he served:
Summary: Father T. Ronald Haney entered the priest seminary at age 14. He abounding the seminary until actuality advancing a priest in the Breadth of Harrisburg in 1958. Abbot admiral wrote abstracts wherein admiral acclaimed that in 1995 a bedmate and wife abreast the Breadth that Ancestor Haney was a ancestors acquaintance who frequented their domiciliary for dinner. The ancestors had a seven year old babe and a four year old son. One evening, the parents’ heard Haney say to their daughter, “I assumption you accept heard about pedaphilia [sic].” He afresh the book a added time afterwards the daughter’s mother overheard and declared his name. The daughter’s mother additionally arise that accession changeable believer confided in her that Haney commented that her babe had a “cute abutting ass.”
He put his duke on the daughters’ buttocks and said “she has a nice bound ass.” The woman stated, afterwards speaking with her husband, they acquainted this was an “error in judgment” by Haney.
Summary: A woman declared the breadth in 1997 and arise Herber abused her aback she was 7 years old, amid 1981 and 1982. A annual from the Above of the Precious Claret Adjustment in 1995 said “I am of the appraisal that Ancestor Herber is of acceptable appearance and reputation.” In 2012, a woman arise she was confused by Herber, and aback the woman’s sister has additionally declared Herber abused her. The woman was four years old, and declared Herber digitally penetrated her.
Summary: Hower’s sister wrote the breadth advertisement that he confused her son while the son was amid bristles and seven years old. She declared Hower performed articulate sex on her son.
Summary: A ancestor arise that Kayda was accepting inappropriate online communications with their accessory babe on Facebook. Argumentative assay of his computer showed Kayda had pornographic actual that included “adolescents.” Kayda committed suicide in 2013. He alluded to actuality an bribery victim himself, but did not acknowledge the name of his declared abuser.
Summary: While Konat was at the Breadth of Salt Lake, he was accused of pedophilia, and was accused at atomic four times of animal advances arise boyish boys. Konat additionally conducted “scrotum” checks of accessory boys.
Summary: Koychick has assorted allegations including…
A woman declared in the 1970s, aback she was 13 or 14, he affected her sensually, and arise that Koychick rubbed assorted girls. Koychick was asked if there was any accuracy to the accusation and he responded, “Yes, it was aback I was activity through a touchy/feely time in my life.”
In 2013, a woman arise she was abused amid the ages of 12 and 15, amid 1976 and 1979. Koychick reportedly affected her breasts over the top of her clothing.
In 2016, accession victim came avant-garde adage Koychick affected her breasts and sunbathed nude.
Summary: In 1981, two women arise that a actuality activate magazines that independent photographs of above chantry boys in the nude. The items were activate by his bed in the rectory. Kujovsky bidding “utter abruptness and complete atheism apropos them” and denied the allegations. The breadth articular one of the boys that was photographed naked, but there was no almanac that the boyish was anytime interviewed.
Summary: A man fabricated an accusation adjoin Lawler in 1963 aback the man was 10, adage Lawler hugged the boy, placed his easily central of the aback of the boys’s pants and squeexed the boy’s butt. Accession man came avant-garde in 2014, adage he was abused in 1985 and assured in 1987 aback Lawler died. The boy was 13.
Where served: unknown.
Summary: A 13-year-old boy and his ancestor arise Logue showed absorption in the boy, with Logue reportedly allurement the boy to betrayal his genetalia in 1968.
Further accommodation were not released.
Summary: It was arise that Luck anally raped a 15 year old boy while accepting brief stays at a family’s house. Luck told a redacted name during an investigation, “I am a pedophile.” Anon after, Luck approached one of the victims at a archdiocese festival.
Summary: A man fabricated a abode in 1994 that Maher kissed him, affected him in an “immodest” way and performed articulate sex on him while in sixth or seventh grade. The man fabricated assorted belletrist in 1997, 2002 and 2007.
Other accusations include…
Summary: Mahoney’s book independent complaints apropos inappropriate publishing in the abbey annual and on his claimed website. The website had links for adolescence of boys and girls, and provided descriptions of growing up and sexuality. A catechist said her brother was sexually abused by Mahoney amid 1966 and 1968. A altered woman came avant-garde in 2016 and said that her brother was additionally sexually abused.
Summary: A man came avant-garde in 1994 and said he was sexually confused by Marsico while at St. Leo the Great. He gave the boy abounding anatomy massages and affected the boy’s penis. The boy told his mother and ancestor about the abuse, and neither told anyone. Marsico accepted to actuality sexually complex with three added amateur while at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Leo the Great. Accession victim came avant-garde in 1996, adage he was abused aback he was amid fifth and sixth grade. Marsico fondled the victim and slept naked in the aforementioned bed with him.
Summary: A man arise that McDevitt abused him, kissing him in the confessional at Abbey McDevitt Aerial School. The year of the bribery was unknown, but the advertisement man was 50 years old in 2012.
Summary: Three aerial academy boys in 1953 arise that McGinley fabricated “immoral advances” arise the boys, who afterwards they were questioned by accession priest said they “were so assertive of them, they would affirm beneath oath.” The accomplishments accommodate giving the boys booze and aggravating to blow them. From 1953 to 1982, there were “may reports” that McGinley had animal encounters with added males.
Summary: The arch Mother of the Abbey declared the breadth afterwards award out McLucas had sexually abused a 14-year-old girl, and connected a accord with her into her adulthood.
Summary: The allegations complex Mercado “French kissing” a 12-year-old girl. The girl’s mother was an organist for masses that Mercado acclaimed at the Lebanon VA Hospital.
The name of the priest, breadth he served and the exact adventure was absolutely redacted in the admirable lath report.
Summary: In 1965, a priest accustomed a buzz alarm that Procopio confused girls in the seventh and eighth grades at Sacred Affection of Jesus in Harrisburg. The actuality who fabricated the abode told the principal, but annihilation happened in response. The accusations accommodate activity girls breasts, and acute one up adjoin the coffer in the rectory and affecting her “in an apparent manner.” In response, an official declared Procopio’s accomplishments “manifestations of his effusive nature, brash but authentic on his part.” He added that “the added contempo accomplishments accustomed a adulterated estimation in the awful artistic minds of boyish girls.” The breadth accustomed Procopio to break in ministry.
Summary: A ancestors animate in Florida, aforetime of Lancaster, fabricated animal agitation allegations adjoin Reyes. Reyes befriended the ancestors and aback the ancestors confused to Florida, he lived with them. In 1993, the ancestors confronted Reyes adage he sexually abused two daughters in the 1970s aback they were amateur while in Lancaster, and abused a granddaughter aback he lived in Florida.
Reyes denied the allegations, and he larboard their home. In 1993, he the ancestors did not booty accustomed activity adjoin him.
Summary: In 2016, a woman arise to Accouchement and Adolescence Casework and to the breadth that Rush developed an inappropriate accord with a 14 year old girl, and refered to her as his girlfriend. Rush told the babe not to acquaint her mother because her mother would et the amiss impression. Aback confronted by the diocese, Rush retired.
Summary: In February 2011, a 15-year-old boy arise that he had accustomed inappropriate communications from Schlager during a Facebook chat. Schlager asked about masturbation and pornography. An assay by the breadth arise that a accessory had accustomed inappropriate communications from Schlager, above-mentioned to enrolling in the seminary.
Summary: In 1994, a boy declared Shank confused his brother, himself and bristles chantry boys. One night at the rectory, Shank showed the boy a box abounding of half-naked photographs of added boys his age. He accustomed some of the boys as chantry boys. In accession incident, Shank gave massages to a victim, which led to brief stays that included naked rubdowns, kissing and Shank photographed the victim. The victim was beneath 16. In 1998, Shank wrote him an acknowledgment letter.
The breadth notified the District Attorney’s adjustment and the breadth affronted over accurate negatives and cine cassettes that included several victims.
Summary: The breadth accustomed a letter in 2005 from an abandoned adage Shannon sexually abused him while at Affected Brisson in Maryland as a advisor in training. While on an brief camping trimp, Shannon aggregate his absolute with the victim, and already beneath the blanket, Shannon fondeled the victim’s genitals beneath his clothing. Aback the victim told Shannon no, Shannon responded “sometime…. We say no aback we absolutely beggarly yes.”
Summary: In 2004, the breadth accustomed a abode from a woman alleging animal bribery about 1979 while she was amid nine and ten years old at St. Joan of Arc in Hershey. Sperber was ordered to babysitter her in math, and during one session, had the babe abolish her shirt and had her about-face around. He affected her bald aback with thins she believed to be his feel and penis, and believed he ejaculated on her back. Aback the victim told a arch at the school, the arch scolded her saying, “How cartel you accomplish these abhorrent accusations. You are a demon-child.”
Summary: The breadth abstruse of allegations adjoin Steffen in 1966, aback he was a clergyman of a bounded aerial school. Abbey Joseph Daley had been briefed. The abode said that “several complaints from acclaimed parents” talked about “questionable procedures during interviews of aerial academy boys” and he “was declared to fondle, cuddle and blow them.” During an annual with accession priest, Steffen said he sometimes sat the boys on a couch and gave them a “gesture of friendliness.”
Other accusations include…
Summary: The breadth accustomed the afterward accusations from altered parties about Vaughn…
Summary: Assorted allegations of exceptionable animal delinquency amid Zangari and developed women were arise to the breadth in 1980 and 1986. The breadth beatific Zangari to St. Luke Convention for evaluation. An official from the convention wrote Abbey William keeler that Zangari said he was “literally married” for eight or nine years and had fathered a child.
In 2002, admiral from the breadth met Zangari to ask about the revelations because “it had appeared they had never been followed up on.” Zangari denied actuality married, but accepted to fathering a boyish with a above student. Zangari said the apprentice was “maybe 18 years old” and had been a apprentice at St. Mary (Assumption Blessed Virgin Mary).”
Edward George Ganster formed at Walt Disney World for 18 years afterward his abandonment from the priesthood in 1990. York Daily Record
Summary: On July 24, 1992, a young man accused Ancestor James R. Adams of sexually assaulting him in the 1970’s aback the victim was amid 8 and 12 years old and a affiliate of St. Francis of Assisi. The victim said that Adams had affected his genitals while the victim was absolutely clothed on at atomic two occasions. Both times Adams was alive the victim and added boys to outtings.
In ablaze of the allegation, Adams’ apostolic commonsense were withdrawn and he was beatific to St. Michael’s Association in St. Louis, Missouri for appraisal and treatment. Adams larboard afore commutual the program. In January 2003, his commonsense were withdrawn and he was assuredly removed from ecclesiastical ministry, referencing the advertisement of Charter for the Protection of Accouchement and Boyish People.
Summary: A book was opened on Ancestor James Armstrong on February 16, 1990, that declared Armstrong gave abandoned boys from the Pittsburgh drugs, booze and money in barter for sex. In May 1991, Armstrong was beatific to St. Luke Convention in Maryland for evaluation. Residential assay was recommended and the Breadth placed Armstrong on authoritative leave.
A arcane announcement adumbrated that a victim contacted the Breadth on September 30, 2009 and requested counseling. He arise that he had been abused by several priests in the advance of his life, including a priest whom he knew as “Father Tom.”
The macho declared that his ancestor was a heroin aficionado and his mother was a prostitute. He eventually ran abroad from home and became a “street kid.” The male’s therapist brash that the incidents involved “sex for pay” and occurred aback the macho was 14 to 15 years old.
The victim adumbrated that he was alien to Armstrong aback he was 16 years old in the winter of 1985-86. According to the victim, Armstrong would drive him [the victim] and a “hustler” far out Avenue 28 to Avenue 8, the Red Belt, toward Shaler Township up a ambagious road, consistently backward night about 11:00 PM to midnight. The victim wrote that Ancestor Tom had them do assorted agitated sex acts like calling him aspersing things while he gave them articulate sex. They exhausted his body, slapped his face and spanked him.
Armstrong accustomed assay amid his 2007 authoritative leave and 2011.
Summary: An accusation of animal bribery by Ancestor John Bauer aboriginal alike aback it was included in accession complaint that was lodged adjoin Ancestor Michael Romero. A macho said that Romero and Bauer would accommodate him booze and animate him to booze it. He declared that he has suffered with alcoholism for years while he was aggravating to abolish the memories of animal bribery as a accessory child. He declared that he attributes the majority of his problems with booze to his aboriginal acknowledgment to booze by Romero and Bauer.
The victim arise that Bauer would “wrestle” with him but maintained that there was no animal contact. He activate this to be aberrant that Bauer would appetite to battle with all the boys aback he was not a affronted drillmaster or was not absolutely complex in the affronted program.
In a announcement to the book anachronous October 17, 2013, Bauer declared that he recalled the victim and that he remembered him as one of the boyish boys who would adjustment out in the “wrestling room.” Bauer said he remembered affronted with some of the boys on break in the “wrestling room.” Bauer declared he would generally “join them” aback he enjoyed accomplishing a acceptable workout.
Bauer denied accouterment booze to any minors.
Summary: According to a 2016 document, a woman had contacted the Breadth of Greensburg to abode that her bedmate suffered bribery at the duke of a Catholic priest aback he was abandoned a child. She declared that in 2002 her bedmate abreast her that he had been abused by a priest from St. Joseph ancient amid the years of 1947 and 1951. He declared that the bribery occurred in the priest’s car afterwards they saw a baseball bold together. She could not anamnesis the name of the priest who abused her husband.
Brueknere was amid the priests at St. Joseph during that time period when Greensburg was allotment of the Pittsburgh Diocese. It does not arise that the Breadth of Pittsburgh took any added activity in affiliation with the allegation.
Summary: From approximately 1967 to 1993, Burchianti was declared to accept had inappropriate acquaintance with at atomic eight boyish boys. These allegations included but were not bound to Burchianti: accepting anal or articulate sex with them; afield affecting them; authoritative evocative comments to them; accouterment booze to them; acceptance them to use drugs in the rectory; and agreeable some to break brief to beddy-bye in his bed with him.
On April 6, 1993, an unidenitified victim declared that from the ages of 13 to 14 (1976-77) to age 21 he had affianced in articulate and anal sex with Burchianti. The macho stated that the bribery with Burchianti occurred approximately 200-300 times while Burchianti was assigned to St. Philip’s in Donora and afresh about 20-30 times while Burchianti was at St. Joseph.
Burchianti admitted to accepting had a animal accord with him over the years, but disputed the cardinal of times it occurred. on March 18, 1994, a animate adjustment acceding for $15,000 was accomplished amid the Breadth and the victim.
Summary: Admitting accepting adeptness aback 1994 of Castelucci’ s animal bribery of children, the Breadth did not abolish him from ministry, instead initially acceptance him to booty a leave of absence for claimed reasons.
The aboriginal victim declared that Castelucci molested him at the St. Mary rectory and in Castelucci’ s car. The victim said the bribery occurred from age 13 or 14 until age 17 in the 1970’s. The victim declared that animal activity with Castelucci included masturbation, articulate sex and one advance at anal sex. He arise that Castelucci gave him money and cigarettes. The victim eventually filed a civilian accusation alternating with 32 added individuals, which resulted in a $1.25 actor adjustment in October 2007.
Several added victims said Castelucci sexually abused them over a number of years. One victim claimed that in the 1970′ aback he was a 12 or 13 -year -old chantry boy, Castelucci had asked his mother if he could break brief at the St. Joseph rectory. According to the victim, his mother readily agreed aback his ancestor was no best around. She capital him to absorb time with a man, decidedly a priest for a complete role model.
On March 25, 2002, Castelucci submitted a handwritten letter to Abbey Wuerl abandoning from animate ministry. On the aforementioned date, Castelucci sent a added letter to Wuerl in which he denied all allegations adjoin him.
Summary: Cautela was declared to accept afield affected three boyish boys during the times that he appropriately served as pastor of Our Developed of Joy, St. Norbert, Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and Holy Redeemer. Additionally, Cautela is declared to accept acclimated abbey donations and added funds to added some of his relationships with boyish boys as able-bodied as to acquirement homosexual chicanery on abbey computers.
In 2006, a victim stated that amid 1975 and 1981, aback he was about 14 years of age, Cautela confused him assorted times while on abbey acreage and at Buck Basin in Seven Springs. The victim declared that he was provided booze on some occasions as well.
Cautela claimed that the victim asked for $20,000 in in 2003 in barter for not advertisement Cautela as a pedophile. The bribery allegations had been forwarded to the Lawrence County District Attorney’s Office. The annal arise that an Ellwood City Badge Administrator brash that a case cardinal was never assigned to the bulk out of annual for Cautela.
In 2005, a male alleged that Cautela sexually abused him amid 1998 and 2005 aback he was amid 12 and 19 years old. This victim said that Cautela aboriginal encouraged him to activate appropriation weights at a adjacent gym. Cuatela’s assistance with the weightlifting soon included inappropriate touching.
After the allegations were made, Cautela accommodated from his position as pastor in August 2005 and was placed on authoritative leave. On December 9, 2005, the Federal Bureau of Assay agreed to book federal accuse adjoin Cautela for the incidents that occurred alfresco the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Cautela suffered a affection advance and died in 2005, absolute the bent investigation
Summary: In 1992, the ancestor of a boyish man arise his son’s sexually bribery by Chatt. These incidents occurred in either 1970 or 1971, aback the victim was in seventh or eighth brand at St. Anne. According to the Abbot report, the ancestor arise that he had gone to see Chatt and had told Chatt that he (Chatt) bald to alarm the Breadth or he (the victim’s father) would. That aforementioned day, Chatt met with Abbot admiral and accepted to the animal acquaintance which began at St. Anne aback victim one was 14 years of age.
The abode added arise that aback Chatt was assigned to St. Albert’s, he had animal acquaintance for a few months with a 15 -year -old from that parish. A letter adumbrated that Chatt accepted for abbey assembly that he was “involved in animal relationships” with the first victim as able-bodied as “five added youngsters beneath the age of eighteen in the 1970’s.” He attributed his behavior to the ‘free spirit” of that time aback the “anything goes” mentality was in “vogue,” in accession to his own animal weaknesses and what he declared as the “promiscuity of the boyish boys involved.”
Following the aboriginal accurate abode of animal bribery of accouchement arise in July 1992 that occurred in 1970 or 1971 at St. Anne’s Parish, Chatt accommodated as pastor of Our Developed of Loreto Parish. The aggregation were told that he had accommodated for bloom affidavit and to acquiesce him time to bigger affliction for his crumbling parents. Chatt was beatific to St. Michael’s Association for an appraisal and thereafter alternate to the adeptness for assay breadth he remained for approximately five months. At the achievement of treatment, St. Michael’s agents recommended he be alternate to ministry.
Summary: During the time Cipolla served as a priest, three altered Bishops headed the Diocese. Cipolla was confused by his superiors from archdiocese to parish, throughout the Diocese, several times during his tenure, for a absolute of eight moves in a 16-year period.
Cipolla was aboriginal accused of sexually abusing two brothers, ages 9 and 12 in 1978 in Cipolla’ s bedchamber in the rectory and also in a auberge allowance in Dearborn, Michigan. On July 25, 1978, the victims’ mother declared the Pittsburgh Badge Administration and bent accuse were filed. Ultimately, the criminal accuse were not pursued … because, according to the mother, she was addled and threatened by abbey admiral to bead the accuse and to “let the abbey handle it.”
Detectives afterwards interviewed the aboriginal victim, with his mother and ancestor present. In Cipolla’s bedroom, the boy sat on Cipolla’s lap while Cipolla counted and awkward the boy’s penis up to 50 times. Cipolla told him that this was their abstruse and it would be a sin if he told anyone. He was fabricated to assurance a cardboard adage he would not acquaint anyone. The boy said he went home and told his parents.
According to the investigation, Cipolla confused both boys beneath the pretense of giving them medical examinations.
The boys’ mother said that afore a appointed basic hearing, the case accustomed an advocate for the Breadth to catechism the boys. The woman said the breadth advocate “became a bully. He was cogent my kids, `Well, look, you go into court, you’re activity to be talking – – if you don’t appetite to allocution about it now, there could be 100 bodies in there that you’re activity to accept to allocution about it in avant-garde of and we’re activity to breach your affidavit apart.’”
The advocate additionally asked her why they capital to “hurt the church?” She told the Admirable Jury, however, “We weren’t there to aching the church. We were there to stop Cipolla afore he did it afresh with some added kids.” According to the mother, the prosecutor told her that if she animate to expunge the accuse adjoin Cipolla and he “does it again” aural 10 years, “we can accompany those accuse aback up.” She was told that “it would be kept quiet unless he committed the abomination again.”
The woman said association aggravation from Cipolla’s supporters got so bad, the ancestors confused out of state.
The accuse were abandoned and the Breadth reassigned Cipolla anon to St. Canice breadth he reoffended on accession boyish male.
Because of his adamant refusal to accede with church-ordered treatment, in 1990 Cipolla was told he could not act as a priest in acceptable standing; could not conduct any accessible celebrations as a priest; and could not abrasion apostolic attire. He could not resume accomplishing any of these things until he acquired a abbey – accustomed evaluation.
Even afterwards an “official” cardinal from the Vatican that he was no best a priest in acceptable standing, Cipolla connected to accomplish masses and to present himself as a priest in acceptable standing, alike admitting he was brash in person, several times, that he was barred from accomplishing these things. Cippola’ s address to the Vatican was denied in November 1996.
In July 2002 Wuerl wrote to the Pope allurement for Cipolla’ s adjournment from priesthood. Official approval for Cipolla’ s adjournment as a priest was issued on September 19, 2002. Admitting this, in December of 2003 the Breadth accustomed advice that Cipolla was still adage masses and acting as a priest.
Summary: In October 1984, Connor was arrested in New Jersey for sexually molesting a 14 -year -old child. The animal bribery took abode in Connor’ s home in the Breadth of Camden during the time he was a canon abecedary and golf drillmaster at Abbey Eustace Preparatory Academy in Pennsauken. Lawyers for the Breadth of Camden adjourned a pretrial activity with the Cape May Prosecutor’s Office. The acceding of the acceding were that if Connor would accept to sexually molesting the child, he would accept the almanac of his arrest erased, as connected as he were not re-arrested aural one year.
Connor spent approximately eight months in assay afterwards his arrest. Admitting his bent history, Connor was transferred to the Pittsburgh Breadth in 1985. In 1988, Bevilacqua, who had become the Archbishop of Philadelphia, appointed Connor as abettor pastor of St. Matthew in Conshohocken, a archdiocese with a brand school. Bevilacqua encouraged Connor, amid added things, to “educate youth.” Connor was accustomed an complete admiral and there was no admonishing to the aggregation of the abbey that Connor was an accepted boyish molester.
Bevilacqua never told Ancestor James W. Donlon, the pastor of St. Matthew Church, about Connor’s alcoholism and boyish abuse.
In 1993, Connor was aback confused aback to Camden because his 1984 victim of animal bribery had sued and accustomed a adjustment from the Breadth of Camden. Since Donlon accustomed no admonishing from the Archbishop, he accustomed Connor abounding acceptance to the adolescence of the parish. The pastor did not apperceive to be anxious about an abnormally abutting accord that was developing amid Connor and a boyish boy from the archdiocese brand school, declared “Timothy.” Donlon did not apperceive about Connor’s bent accomplishments until he was contacted by a news reporter in 2002.
Summary: In 1992, a complaint was fabricated by a mother and her accompanying developed daughters, one of whom was 16 years old at the time, about animal bribery by Crowley. Crowley was accustomed a one-week brainy bloom appraisal breadth it was accounted his abnegation of any bribery was accurate and was alternate to his parish. In 2001, the woman and daughters renewed their complaints and the Abbot Assay Lath activate the victims’ allegations to be aboveboard and abandoned Crowley’ s testimony.
Crowley chose abandonment on Jan. 7, 2003. Wuerl faced abundant analysis apropos Crowley’ s abandonment by associates of the archdiocese and the media who admired Crowley and anticipation Wuerl had affected Crowley out. Crowley died in 2006.
Summary: In May 1990, Deakin was contacted by the Baltimore City Badge Administration about allegations that he had sexually abused a 13 -year -old babe for added than a two-year aeon while his was the abettor pastor of St. Martin in Baltimore, Md. At the time badge contacted him, Deakin was on a leave of absence from his Adjustment and the priesthood.
Deakin was arrested on June 25, 1990. He was answerable with and, in October 1990, pleaded accusable to accuse of second-degree rape and animal bribery of a child. He was bedevilled to a 15 -year abeyant bastille book and bristles years of probation. Aback the victim was 13, she had anaplasty to abolish a bump from her chest. During this accessible period, Deakin affected a arresting role in her life, actuality both her acquaintance and confidant. He would arrangement her in the hospital consistently and they became complete close. “In the winter of 1985-86,” Deakin began sexually abusing her. “The animal relationship intensified and sex occurred in St. Martin’s Church, the rectory, Ancestor Rich’s car, (redacted) home, and assorted added locations.”
In an undated letter by Deakin abundant how the bribery started. He maintained the animal acquaintance was consensual. He went on to say that he believed that he and the victim “were both so emotionally beggared that we disregarded what was appropriate and wrong.” Deakin said he ended the accord aback he fell in love with another woman.
Summary: On March 18, 2002, a victim contacted the Breadth to abode animal bribery by Demsher. The victim declared that the bribery occurred from 1975 to 1976 at St. Mary of the Assumption church. The victim was approximately 13 to 14 at that time.
According to the victim, his grandparents abiding for him to be alive at St. Mary accomplishing odd jobs for Demsher. One summer day, he complained of a calefaction adventurous on his abutting thigh. Demsher offered to accessory at the rash, and the victim remembered actuality in Demsher’s rectory adjustment with his pants down. He declared that Demsher had “manipulated his penis until it was hard” and aback he could no best “stand it he ejaculated.” The victim declared that he knew it was wrong, but “he [Demsher] could annual problems for me.” Demsher continued this adjustment of bribery while the victim had the calefaction rash.
An internal Dioesan memorandum anachronous April 4, 2002 assured with “we activate [the victim’s] accusation to be credible.” The Breadth agreed to awning the bulk of accusation for his daughters to arise Catholic school.
On Feb. 4, 2015, a added victim came avant-garde with allegations of abuse. He brash that Demsher engaged in animal activity with him while he was approximately 14. He declared that the bribery occurred aback he was a apprentice at Central Catholic Aerial School. The victim recalled accepting a algid and Demsher’s remedy was to fondle the boy’s genitals.
In February 2016, a third victim claimed he was fondled by Demsher in brand school. In April 2016, a fourth victim declared to abode animal bribery by Demsher from the mid -late 1960s. The Breadth provided the victim with banking advice on September 9, 2016.
Summary: Abbot annal accommodate a letter anachronous June 2004 to Butler County District Attorney’s Adjustment which acknowledges a alternation of civilian lawsuits apropos to Diskin’ s conduct. Three complaints had been filed with the Butler County DA alleging animal bribery by Diskin: on a boy in the mid -1970s at a abbey in Butler; a babe in the mid -1970’s at the same church; and, a boy in 1976 to 1977 aback the victim was 12 to 13. That abuse occurred in the school, in the rectory, in Diskin’ s automobile, in the chantry of the abbey (St. Paul), and in the victim’s home.
In February 2009, a complaint of animal bribery by Diskin was fabricated to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office. Two victims arise that Diskin sexually abused them in the mid –1970s aback they would have been approximately 11 and 14. A January 2015 complaint of animal bribery was fabricated to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office. An bearding macho said Diskin sexually abused him by afield affecting him in Butler County in 1976 to 1977 aback the victim was 15 to 16.
Also in January, 2015, accession complaint was fabricated to the Breadth when a woman brash that Diskin sexually abused her by afield affecting her in the mid-1970s in Butler County aback she was a minor.
Summary: Dorsch was arrested on Aug. 26, 1994, afterward allegations arising from a child’s accepted concrete assay that month. At a activity amid Dorsch and Diocese officials the day of the arrest, Dorsch accepted to “inappropriately” affecting the victim, captivation him best than necessary, and sitting the victim on his (Dorsch’s) lap while acclamation the victim’s abdomen and affecting his nipples. He denied affecting the boy’s genitals.
In April 1995, a lath bedevilled Dorsch of two counts of blue advance and one calculation of allurement the behavior of a minor. He was bedevilled to 11 1/2 to 23 months incarceration but releases on parole one anniversary afterwards and admitted aback to St. Luke Convention in Maryland.
On Dec. 9, 1994, a added victim adumbrated he was sexually assaulted by Dorsch at the All Saints abbey in Etna aback he was 10. The victim adumbrated the animal bribery chock-full abandoned aback Dorsch was transferred from All Saints aback the victim was in eighth grade. He estimated that, in total, Dorsch assaulted him on 50 to 70 abstracted occasions. The victim afterwards filed a accusation adjoin the Breadth alleging a decades-long cabal to assure priests who confused minors. A assay of Dorsch’s Abbot book did not acknowledge how this accusation was ultimately resolved.
On Feb. 25, 2004, a third victim, who served as an chantry boy and abounding a academy associated with All Saints, declared how Dorsch accomplished him to comedy racquetball and afresh fabricated him sit on his lap in the hot tub. Afterwards masses, Dorsch would booty the victim to comedy lath amateur and put his easily bottomward the victim’s pants. On added occasions, Dorsch would booty him for car rides and accomplish the victim blow him sexually while he drove. The victim added abreast Abbot admiral that he additionally sexually abused by Dorsch at the “Braille Trail” (located in North Park/Allegheny County), in the sacristy, the rectory, the Shaler Racquetball Court, and in the parking lot of a bounded arcade center. These animal assaults reportedly included oral and anal sex. In March 2010, the Breadth arise it would stop advantageous for the victim’s brainy bloom treatment. On May 4, 2010, the victim committed suicide.
A fourth victim arise that aback he was in the seventh and eighth grade, Dorsch began sexually abusing him. By the end of his eighth grade school year, he was bubbler heavily. At his worst, he was bubbler a bisected gallon of vodka per day in the hopes that his bubbler would annihilate him.
A fifth victim alleged Dorsch sexually abused him when he served as an chantry boy at St. Coleman at ages 12 to 14.
Summary: Dzermejko was arise to accept had inappropriate acquaintance with several boyish boys, conduct which included anal and articulate animal assaults of boyish minors. In June 2009, a woman declared to abode that above-mentioned to her husband’s suicide in April, 2009, he told her that he had been sexually abused by Dzermejkko. It occurred ancient amid 1979 and 1984. After activity with assembly from the Diocese, it was absitively that this victim’s ancestors would be provided with funds for counseling.
On June 19, 2009, a added victim declared that he was an chantry boy at St. Teresa of Avila while he was a apprentice at the academy from 1979-1982 while he was in the fifth, sixth and seventh grades. This victim arise that he was “raped, had anal and articulate sex and performed articulate sex with Dave over a advance of three years.”
On Jan. 31, 2012, a third victim arise that he was sexually abused by Dzermejko in the backward 1980’s aback he was 15 to 16 years of age. On Jan. 11, 2013, law administration admiral accomplished a accreditation to search Dzermejko’ s accommodation at St. John Vianney Manor. They bedeviled boyish pornography, amid on his computer and also found accoutrements and actionable drugs. He was arrested in April 2013 for ascendancy of boyish pornography. Dzermejko admitted: That he had been assay boyish chicanery for in balance of 10 years; that he had historically travelled to Thailand to accept animal encounters with boyhood boys; and, that he had gone there as afresh as the aforementioned agenda year. In November 2013, Dzermejko pled accusable to ascendancy of boyish chicanery in federal court. He was bedevilled to three years in prison. He began confined that book in June 2014.
Summary: In 1996 while Fitzgerald resided at Holy Trinity Abbey and was the Clergyman at the Pittsburgh All-embracing Airport accumulating a boy to a hanger in New Castle breadth Fitzgerald’s aeroplane was kept. During the ride, Fitzgerald affected the boy’s animal area. On accession occasion, while they were in Fitzgerald’s airplane, Fitzgerald affected the boy’s animal breadth and attempted to put his duke bottomward the boy’s pants. The boy added arise that Fitzgerald apparent himself in the Pittsburgh All-embracing Airport chapel and also had the boy accomplish articulate sex on him “maybe bisected a dozen times.” Fitzgerald instructed the boy not to acquaint anyone, admonishing that he would do the aforementioned activity to his mother and sister. Fitzgerald told him, “I apperceive aback your ancestor isn’t at home.” Fitzgerald denied the allegations.
The current status of diplomacy adjoin Fitzgerald is unknown. The Breadth paid for some of the counseling and biologic assay for the macho in accession to accouterment the ancestors with a $40,000 acceding for biologic assay costs that were incurred above-mentioned to the abode actuality made.
Summary: In 2008, an 80-year-old macho contacted the Breadth of Pittsburgh to abode that Ganter had abused him in the 1930s aback he was approximately 10 and an chantry server at St. Anthanasius. When Ganter’s claimed book was reviewed, an accusation from 1944 was discovered wherein an developed macho had complained of abandoned and base relationships amid Ganter and at atomic three boyish boys, ages 13 to 15.
Two boyish boys banned Ganter’s requests for sex and accustomed $3 and $12 from Ganter along with instructions to acquaint no one. A third boyhood engaged in a sex act with Ganter on Sept. 30, 1943.
In 1945, at the address of Ganter, a Justice of the Peace conducted an assay into the accusations. The individuals were interviewed, gave altered acceptance and denied any supposed immoral relations with Ganter.
Summary: In a certificate anachronous July 7, 1995, it was arise that the son of a affiliate of the Archdiocese had arise that was fondled by Genizer in 1980 aback he was 13. It was brash that the son’s parents were complete complex in the abbey and were acclaimed and did not appetite to accomplish the advice public.
It was afterwards bent that because of the animal accusation listed in his arcane file, Genizer would not be endorsed to serve as chaplain. Genizer was assured, however, that the accusation would not affect his accepted continuing in the Breadth because the Breadth accounted it to be an “inconclusive allegation.”
After specific allegations of aberrant absorption in boyish boys were fabricated and accurate in his file, Abbot admiral connected to abode and assurance belletrist advising that Genizer was a priest in “good standing.” A letter stated: “To the best of my knowledge, he has never affianced in animal behavior inconsistent with apostolic celibacy, nor had he anytime acted in an inappropriate address with minors.”
Summary: Over the advance of years, an developed macho residing in Seattle, Wash. contacted the Breadth of Pittsburgh on assorted occasions, never accouterment accommodation of his abuse, but he aggressive to sue the Diocese. The macho beatific a letter advertence he was taken to New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia by Ginder amid 1958 and 1961. He did not accommodate accommodation of any abuse, but advised that the accommodation would be independent in a book that he planned to write. The macho additionally brash that he was abused by accession priest in Pittsburgh who now lived in Florida. He banned to name the added priest, however, in adjustment to maintain “the aspect of surprise.”
In September 2005, the macho warned the Breadth he would be in Pittsburgh in the abreast future and capital to accomplish the bribery about known. He brash that he had requested that CNN and 60 Account accompany him. In 2006, he declared the Breadth to admonish that he was assured acceding for the bulk of abounding years of counseling and medication that he has incurred due to bribery by Ginder.
On Nov. 28, 2007, the Breadth beatific the man $4,092.00 for annual allowance premiums. In a June 2008 letter declared that the Breadth had entered into a arbitration activity in affiliation with a accusation and that the man was to accept $16,000.00 as his allocation of the resolution.
In 2002, a 50 -year -old macho animate in New Jersey arise that he had been abused by Ginder aback he was amid the ages of 15 and 17. The macho added declared that he lived with Ginder for a abbreviate time and the accord with Ginder and others was “out of control.” He declared Ginder as “a physically calumniating monster.”
Summary: A adept changeable accomplice of a male victim who died of a biologic balance in 2012 absolute a letter that he wrote wherein he abundant his bribery at the easily of Graham which started aback he was 9. The bribery lasted two or three years. The changeable accomplice became acquainted of the bribery afterwards the bearing of her babe aback the victim banned to acquiesce Graham to accept baby.
The sister of a victim testified that aback her brother was placed on a alarmist displace list, she had several conversations with him about Graham. He told her about the acquaintance and sex he had with Graham aback he was 15. The victim died in 2002.
A third victim advised that on two occasions while he was arena pool, Graham came up abaft him, bargain his pants and amid his penis into the victim’s anus. The victim was 16 -years -old at the time.
All three allegations were accounted to be credible. Graham’s affidavit afore the Assay Lath was accounted not to be credible. The Assay Lath believed that Graham’s brainy accommodation was beneath due to his alcoholism.
Summary: In May 2014, four developed males arise that they were abused by Brother William Hildebrand, who was a affiliate of the Marianist Order. The annal adumbrated that the Breadth attempted to adeptness out to the victims apropos counseling.
Summary: On May 2, 1986, a 28-year-old macho arise he had been sexually abused by Hoehl. He declared that from 1972, aback he was a 14-year-old apprentice at Quigley Aerial School, until 1979, aback he was a chief at Duquesne University, Hoehl fondled his genitals and they performed alternate masturbation and articulate sex on anniversary added on a accustomed basis. At the time this acknowledgment was made, a boyish man was animate with Hoehl at the rectory at St. Joachim. Activate aural the rectory were assorted biologic paraphernalia, condoms and added pornographic materials, including videos and literature.
In 1993, a 29 -year -old developed macho arise that he had been sexually complex with Hoehl alpha in 1978 aback he was 15. He declared he was sodomized on at atomic two occasions and that articulate sex and alternate masturbation occurred on abounding occasions.
In 1997, a 29-year-old macho arise that in 1976, aback he was 9, Hoehl affected and rubbed his genitals and, performed articulate sex on him. He declared that the animal activity lasted until he was 18. On Sept. 22, 2000, the male filed a accusation adjoin Hoehl and the Breadth in affiliation with the animal abuse. On Dec. 14, 2007, the male’s parents accustomed a $10,000 assay for affecting and banking blow suffered.
On April 26, 2002, a 33-year-old macho arise animal bribery by Hoehl at Hoehl’s clandestine abode at Quigley in 1979 aback he was 16. The macho arise that Hoehl sexually abused him and provided him with drugs and booze until 1982.
In 2004, an developed macho abreast the Breadth that he was sexually abused by Hoehl aback he was 16 and a green at Quigley. He declared that in April 1978, a acquaintance came out to acquaint him that a babe was in agitation in Hoehl’ s office. The two boys ran into the adjustment breadth they saw her naked from the waist down. She was actuality captivated bottomward by an beforehand apprentice and Hoehl was about to abduction her. The boys helped her retrieve her clothes and capital to get her out of the adjustment as bound as possible. Hoehl told them that he would absolution the babe if they backward abaft to booty her place. They agreed. Hoehl bound the adjustment on both abandon and sodomized both boys.
Another victim came avant-garde in 2004 to abode that Hoehl had affected him afield amid 1980 and 1984. On April 21, 2008, the Breadth issued a assay to the macho in the bulk of $10,000.00 as a pastoral activity for the banking difficulties he had experienced.
The Breadth was additionally notified that Hoehl fondled the genitals of a 13-year-old boy in 1979 and approached the boy in the shower. These incidents occurred at Quigley and in a “cabin at a lake.” The victim accustomed $40,000.00 from the Breadth to achieve his allotment of a 32-victim lawsuit adjoin the Diocese. He afterwards accustomed a assay in the bulk of $10,000 to advice with his added expenses.
Another Quigley student, who declared antecedent bribery by Hoehl, arise that on graduation day, his authority case was empty. Hoehl abreast him that if he capital his diploma, he bald to arise to see him. The apprentice never alternate to get his authority because he did not appetite to accord with Hoehl. During treatment, Hoehl accepted that he had been sexually complex with several aerial academy acceptance aback he was Headmaster at Quigley.
On July 1, 1987, Hoehl was appointed as a clergyman at Shadyside Hospital. However, on November 29, 1988, he was abreast by the Breadth that he could no best abide in ministry. Hoehl resigned. Afterwards the Breadth withdrew his apostolic faculties, he was provided with affluence and medical allowances for 3 ½ years.
Summary: In November 2012, the Breadth of Pittsburgh accustomed advice from an developed macho about Hopkins, assuming a “medical exam” on him aback he was apprentice at St. Fidelis Seminary Aerial School. The assay complex the boyish man angle over naked in avant-garde of Hopkins and alert to Hopkins accomplish awful comments about his behind.
In 1995, Hopkins pleaded accusable to sexually molesting an chantry boy in Camden County. He accustomed a 10-year prison book and was ordered to annals as a sex offender.
Summary: An developed macho arise that aback he was in fourth or fifth grade, a priest by the name of Ancestor Adams had affected him in his animal area. Ancient later, the boy went to acknowledgment and told Huber that he may be admiring to men. Huber responded that he should arise one-on-one counseling sessions. During one of those sessions, Huber performed articulate sex on him and afresh gave him $20 afterwards. The macho declared that this occurred on added than one occasion.
Summary: Annal arise that several victims provided agnate accounts of Huff acceptance them to drive his car while affecting them inappropriately. On June 22, 1994, Huff was arrested and answerable with several crimes in Lawrence County for conduct that occurred aback he was a priest at St. Anthony’s. On Aug. 21, 1996, Huff pleaded accusable and was bedevilled to serve 18 months to 5 years in prison. He was paroled on August 5, 1999.
There was a May 5, 2000 handwritten agenda (author unknown) in Huff’s file. The agenda declared that Huff, “admitted to affecting 500 kids and targeting at atomic 1200 . . .”
Summary: In December 2002, an accusation of animal bribery by Abbey Joyce was fabricated to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office. A macho had arise to the Breadth of Pittsburgh that Joyce had afield affected him from 1966 to 1968 at a abbey in Allegheny County. He declared that he and Joyce gave anniversary added massages which eventually led to naked massages and abundant touching. On one occasion, he and Joyce were bent in a compromising position. After the incident, Joyce was bound reassigned to an all-girls school.
Summary: In August 2016, a woman arise that in June 1969, she was a 17-year-old nursing apprentice at Sewickley Valley Hospital. During that time, Justi was a accommodating and she gave him a blot bath. He became sexually angry and insisted that she abide to ablution his genitals. Afterwards that, Justi began sending her evocative belletrist and notes. Her mother activate the addendum and arise Justi to his superior. In 1982, the woman was animate at a concrete assay adeptness in Ambridge aback Justi accustomed as a patient. He proceeded to denude and banned to get dressed aback she attempted to alpha the session. He was asked to leave and seek assay elsewhere. In 1985, Justi appeared at the female’s abode unannounced. She accustomed him to enter. While there, he acclimated the restroom. He afresh re -appeared in the animate allowance naked with a afresh baldheaded animal area. He larboard afterwards she best up the blast to alarm the police. Abbot annal independent little to no affidavit on any assay conducted by the Breadth of Pittsburgh.
Summary: On Feb. 8, 1994, a female alleged that Kaczmarczyk had sexually abused her three nephews, ages 11, 14 and 15, at the rectory in Donora and also at his home in Florida. She additionally arise that her nephew would frequently beddy-bye with Kaczmarczyk, who wore his sister’s dresses as pajamas.
Summary: Karabin was accused of molesting two accouchement on separate occasions in 1980 and 1985 at two altered parishes. Karabin told his superiors that the added adventure occurred because of the stress he was beneath from not accepting his own pastorate.
Treatment annal acclaimed Karabin was not a pedophile but had a “homosexual absorption in boys 15 – 18” and that the “two incidents” of “acting out” were partially due to alcohol.
In October 1991, a third victim brash that he had been sexually abused by Karabin aback he was approximately 13 to 14 years old and an chantry boy. Karabin bare him, fondled him and attempted anal sex with him.
Karabin accommodated in 2002 but connected to receive sustenance and bloom benefits.
Summary: In April 2014, an developed macho arise that from 1957 through 1961, while he was a apprentice at North Catholic Aerial School, Keegan fondled his genitals and masturbated him.
In May 2014 a added developed macho reported that Keegan fondled his genitals in 1958 or 1959 while he was a apprentice at North Catholic Aerial School.
That aforementioned month, a fourth developed macho arise incidents involving Keegan and Brother Hildebrand. The macho declared that from 1956 through 1960, Keegan fondled his genitals aback he was a accessory accessory North Catholic Aerial School. Keegan additionally offered to “examine” the male’s penis because of the male’s masturbation habits. The macho added arise that Hildebrand asked him whether he anytime saw his sister naked. Hildebrand afresh attempted to fondle him sexually.
Again in May 2014, a sixth complaint from an adult male alleged Keegan fondled his genitals when he was a apprentice in 1958 or 1959 at North Catholic Aerial School. He additionally declared that Keegan asked to appraise his genitals while they were calm in the bandage pit breadth at the school.
All of the allegations were forwarded to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office.
Summary: In February 2005, Krawczyk pleaded accusable to one calculation of automatic manslaughter, resulting from a cookout he captivated on June 17, 2003 breadth he supplied booze to several arrears University of Pittsburgh football players. One of the players fell to his afterlife from the roof of St. Anne.
Records acknowledge that on three added occasions, Krawczyk was accused of accouterment booze to minors.
In November 2006, a arcane announcement accompaniment that two brothers arise that Krawczyk affianced in animal activity with their boyish brother. Their boyish brother told them that he and Krawczyk would frequently get aerial and bashed together. On one occasion, he anesthetized out and awoke to Krawczyk assuming articulate sex on him. The boyish man committed suicide in August 2006. The Breadth paid for or reimbursed the ancestors for the man’s biologic assay and burial expenses.
Summary: Kryston was accused of and brash for an aberrant absorption in girls ages 15 to 19 and sometimes younger. The admiral of the St. Pius Archdiocese Council wrote to the Pittsburgh Diocese in May 1984 about accepting several complaints about Kryston’s “negative attitude, his abridgement of activity for the Parish, and his acutely able absorption in boyish women.”
Kryston denied any inappropriate conduct or behavior. In December 1985, a anxious St. Pius abecedary noted and reported: Kryston’s absorption to eighth and ninth brand girls, while blank boys; his agreeable girls to the rectory to allocution at 11:15 p.m.; and circling the block of a boyish babe and afresh agreeable her to accompany him abandoned on a arcade trip.
In January 1986, added accurate apropos apropos Kryston included “drinking and bluffing about with girls,” alignment a banquet for two in the rectory with an eighth-grade girl and asking a chic how they would feel if they were naked answering the telephone.
There were pornographic magazines beneath Kryston’s bed and that he had pictures of a boyish babe from the academy on his coffer … in assorted poses, such as sitting beneath a tree, in a bikini. It was arise to the Breadth that Kryston had access the babe on an brief cruise to an activity park. They were to allotment the aforementioned berth room. The boyish girl’s parents banned to accord Kryston permission to booty their babe on the trip.
Sister Mary Ann Lostoski, arch of the Holy Trinity school, arise Kryston was consistently about seventh- and eighth-grade girls and generally smelled of alcohol.
Kryston was accepted permission to abjure for the active ministry in August 2002, with the affiance the Breadth would abide to pay for his sustenance and benefits.
Summary: In September 2008, a minor changeable arise that Kumar had kissed her on her aperture several times application his “tongue” and was “sucking her lips.” He afresh asked for her blast cardinal and gave her his business agenda alternating with a gift. Several added chantry servers witnessed the incident. Kumar was interviewed by the Clergy Adjustment apropos the adventure and accepted to the conduct. He declared that his acumen for kissing her afield was that he was aggravating to “recruit her for the convent.” The adventure was arise to the South Esplanade Police Department but the victim and her parents beneath to go avant-garde with prosecution.
A 47-year-old changeable declared that she and her sister were confused by Kurutz in the backward 1950’s and aboriginal 1960’s. She declared their mother beatific them to Kurutz at his new archdiocese in New Castle aback she was in sixth grade. She arise that added austere incidents occurred with her sister. She additionally brash that her sister absolved in on their mother while she was assuming articulate sex on Kurutz.
Summary: In October 1986, an boyish macho arise he had been sexually abused by Lazar in June 1986. Lazar initially denied the allegation, advertence the ancestors was “troubled” and was singling him out. In treatment, Lazar accepted actuality sexually animate with accouchement afterwards his ordination.
In September 1994, accession macho contacted the Breadth and gave an in-person anniversary of his bribery by Lazar. He arise that he was abandoned 15 or 16 years of age at the time.
In March 2002, the Breadth accustomed advice from a macho allurement for the cachet of Lazar. This macho arise that aback Lazar was a Benedictine abbot in the 1960’s, Lazar abused him while he was at St. Vincent’s Preparatory Academy in Latrobe.
Summary: In 1989 and 1993, the Breadth of Pittsburgh accustomed complaints about Leonard’s behavior with children. In one case, parents bidding their activity about Leonard’s accord with their 14-year-old son. In accession case, parents bidding activity about Leonard’s accord with their accessory son and arise that he swam nude with boys.
In September 1994, Leonard attempted to obtain employment with Holy Ancestors Institute, a residential assay adeptness for children. The Breadth arise advice apropos Leonard’s animal history with amateur to the institute. Leonard complained to the Breadth that the acknowledgment of that advice had hindered his employment. The Breadth did not acquaint law administration of Leonard’s conduct.
Summary: A 64 -year -old female reported to the Breadth of Pittsburgh in 2016 that she was sexually abused by Lewandowski aback she was approximately 12 and in sixth grade. The adventure occurred aback he was assigned to Madonna of Czestochowa. The woman recalled walking admiral in the rectory with Lewandowski. She was cutting a chicken dress and recalled his arrect penis and berry on her dress. He said to her, “You are a bedraggled little girl, aren’t you?” The Breadth abreast her that the Lawrence County District Attorney’s Adjustment would accusation to be contacted. The Breadth reimbursed her for the bulk of years of therapy.
Summary: On January 7, 2004, an developed macho arise he had been sexually abused as a boyish by Maloney alpha aback he was in the eighth brand and continuing into his apprentice aerial academy year. The man said he had a bi-weekly commitment avenue that included the St. Phillip rectory. He said Maloney would sometimes allure him into the rectory to sit and talk. This usually occurred about 5:30-6 a.m. The macho arise that during these times together, Maloney would booty photographs of him, aboriginal absolutely clothed but eventually in his underwear. The man said he began carrying affidavit at 3 a.m. to abstain Maloney. He said sometimes Maloney still access him into the rectory. The man said he eventually told his mother, who did not accept the bribery allegations.
On Jan. 9, 2004, Maloney was placed on authoritative leave and he accommodated as pastor at Holy Sepulcher. On Sept. 3, 2004, Maloney’s apostolic commonsense were withdrawn.
The victim said he befriended another priest in aerial school, his apprentice adoration chic abecedary “Dom McGee.” He said in his green about 1973 he went to McGee’ s parents home to advice McGee paint. While there, he went into the bath to use the toilet while McGee was in the shower. McGee became acutely upset, got out of the shower, grabbed him, pulled his pants bottomward and masturbated him. McGee afresh said, “Now how do you like that, don’t you anytime airing in on me again!”
On Jan. 15, 2004, the man’s brother arise he had been abused by McGee on one break while sitting on the couch. He declared that he fell comatose and awoke to acquisition McGee dark his genitals.
Summary: In May 2011, an developed macho arise aback he was a apprentice at North Catholic Aerial School during the 1963-1964 academy year, he had developed a medical activity accepted as orchitis which is a anatomy of mumps that settles in the testicles. He declared that May, who was a advisor at the aerial school, accepted to conduct a medical assay of his genitals. He banned and larboard May’s office.
In May 2014, a 66-year-old macho arise that he was afield affected on the leg by May aback he was a apprentice at North Catholic Aerial Academy during the 1962-1963 academy year. He said the principal, aback informed, anesthetized off the acquaintance as May aloof actuality friendly.
Summary: The admirable lath was provided little to no advice on McGee. Three centralized Breadth of Pittsburgh abstracts arise that in January 2004 a animal accusation was fabricated adjoin McGee wherein an developed macho declared that McGee masturbated him aback he was a aerial academy apprentice in the early- to mid-1970s at Canevin High Academy in Allegheny County. The male’s boyish brother added brash that McGee groped his genitals while he slept on a couch. The allegations were forwarded to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office.
Summary: On July 22, 2008, a 43-year-old man arise that in 1973 he was in the third brand at St. Richard’s and served as an chantry boy. One day he was not activity able-bodied and McIIvane escorted him up to a bedchamber in the rectory. Afterwards he lay down, McIIvane began to rub his abdomen and thighs, then started to rub his penis through his clothing. McIIvane then abashed his pants and performed articulate sex on him. He said Mcllvane gave him $5. The macho arise that amid 1973 and 1977, McIIvane performed articulate sex on him at atomic 40 times per year and that he was consistently paid afterwards with money from the archdiocese donations.
On Sept. 9, 2008, the Breadth provided the macho with $5,000 to advice him through some added banking difficulties. The money was not brash to be brash as any blazon of acceding or “settlement” accompanying to his claim. A month later, the Abbot Assay Lath met and brash the allegations. The Lath bent that the accusation could not be embodied because the advice was ambiguous and clumsy to be verified. The Lath afresh recommended Mcllvane be adequate to apostolic ministry.
Summary: Two boyish brothers claimed to accept been sexually assaulted by McKenna in the 1970s. An October 1996 Abbot announcement accurate that McKenna was confronted with several allegations of abnormal animal activity. On Oct.18, 1999, a accusation was filed adjoin McKenna by an bedfellow confined at the Accompaniment Correctional Institution at Pittsburgh alleging McKenna had sexually assaulted him while he was in prison. In May 2002, the Breadth of Pittsburgh accustomed a abode from a woman who declared that McKenna had sexually abused her son in 1975. No added affidavit was activate in the file.
In December 2004, a final arbitrary of assay for McKenna was diagnosed with Ephebophilia, an attraction to teenagers.
Summary: On April 22, 2004, a 54-year-old changeable arise she was sexually abused by McMahon aback she was approximately 11. She explained that she went to St. Pamphilus to play and “Father Albert” consistently showed her a lot of attention. She said that on a few occasions, he would accept her sit on his lap and fondle her breasts and genitals. She acclaimed that McMahon smelled of alcohol.
On Jan. 10, 2014, a 63-year-old male reported that in the mid-1960s, aback he was approximately 11 to 14, he served as an chantry boy at St. Pamphilus. He declared that “Father Albert” would allure the chantry boys to his allowance on Saturdays to wrestle. The man said, to the best of his knowledge, Ancestor Albert would consistently allure the boys to battle with him individually, never in a group. The macho arise that aback they would wrestle, McMahon would consistently get on top of him and that McMahon would consistently accept an erection.
On Feb. 5, 2014, a 64-year-old male reported that aback he was approximately 12 to 13 he would battle with McMahon. He recalled that McMahon would accept an arrect penis and would advance to put it in his “behind.”
No advice could be amid aural McMahon’s files as to whether McMahon was confronted with the allegations.
Summary: On June 14, 2004, a therapist and her client, an developed female, met with representatives of the diocese. The changeable explained that amid 1969 and 1976 she was confused by McMahon and accession priest whose name was redacted from the admirable lath report. She brash that her bond of the contest was not completely clear but she estimated that it occurred aback she was 7 to 15 years old. She declared that the agitation took abode on the added attic of the rectory breadth the two priests maintained clandestine residences. She could anamnesis actuality with McMahon aback he was naked. McMahon encouraged her to blow him in inappropriate areas of his body. On added occasions, added accouchement were present and McMahon encouraged them to blow anniversary other.
The changeable arise that the bribery by McMahon and the added priest progressed over time from affecting and cuddle to animal intercourse.
Summary: On Aug. 1, 2011, an developed changeable arise that Brother Meder afield affected her in the backward 1950s aback she was approximately 8 or 9. She said Meder would allure the Troy Hill adjacency accouchement into the North Catholic Aerial Academy to accord them assortment from the cafeteria such as drinks or candy. She declared that she followed Meder into his adjustment and sat on his lap. He afresh fondled her. She declared that this bribery occurred to abounding accouchement who visited the school.
On April 6, 2014, an developed macho arise he additionally had been abused by Meder aback he was approximately 10 or 11 in 1953 or 1954. He said that Meder access the Troy Hill adjacency accouchement into North Catholic High School to see his brand accumulating on Saturdays. Meder afresh took anniversary boyish into his adjustment abaft the kitchen and confused them. He arise that this occurred for at atomic two years. He additionally arise bribery by Brother Hildebrand.
On May 5, 2014, accession developed macho arise that amid 1955 and 1957 at North Catholic Aerial School, aback he was approximately 8 to 10, Meder offered to cut his and his brother’s hair to help his mother save money. During these monthly, Saturday haircuts, Meder would rub the boys’ thighs and accurately their buttocks. Meder would afresh accord them a bag of chips and some pop. The man’s brother accepted this information.
On May 7, 2014 a third developed macho arise that in the mid-1960s at North Catholic Aerial Academy aback he was approximately 9 to 10 Meder invited him and added accouchement from the Troy Hill neighborhood into the academy breadth he took anniversary boyish into his office, one at a time. He reported Meder gave them candy, but abandoned afterwards he spanked them. This occurred on approximately six occasions.
On May 8, 2014, a fourth developed macho arise that in 1953 or 1954 aback he was 10 or 11, Meder access the accouchement into North Catholic Aerial Academy on Saturdays. Meder often gave the accouchement pop and candy. He would afresh band the children up, and have them booty turns sitting on his lap in a agitation armchair in his office. The man recalled that as a child, he “always wondered what was in Brother Franks’ pants.” Aback he got older, he accomplished that Frank had an erection. He additionally provided advice about bribery by Brother Keegan.
Summary: In September 1997, the diocese received a abode that Merrell had inappropriately touched a boy beneath the age of 15. Merrell accepted to the inappropriate animal act and withdrew from the apostolic admiral in February 1998. The Breadth did not avant-garde the advice to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office.
In a arcane announcement anachronous July 2014, Merrell minimized his inappropriate accomplishments with amateur and asked the breadth for money. The breadth accepted Merrell’s address for a “charitable allowance of money” in the sum of $5,000.
Summary: In April 1986, a young man brash that aback he was approximately 13 to 14, Mueller attempted to abolish or cull bottomward his shorts on several occasions. This occurred aback he backward brief with Mueller at the Holy Spirit rectory.
In December 1986, in a letter to the diocese, medical agents declared that they stood by their advocacy Mueller “not adjustment with accouchement or adolescents.” As of November 1988, Mueller’s commonsense were withdrawn.
Summary: On Jan. 7, 2004, an developed changeable declared that O’Connell sexually abused her on abundant occasions aback she was approximately 11 to 13. She declared that she and a acquaintance formed in the rectory at St. Gabriel on Mondays, counting the apart change from the Sunday services. She declared that O’Connell would ask her to break abaft and afresh allure her into his adjustment breadth he would blow her inappropriately, French-kiss her and accept her accomplish articulate sex on him.
She arise that the bribery occurred already a anniversary for over a year. O’Connell told her; “You are special and this is our appropriate time together.” He additionally told her not to acquaint anyone about their abstruse because contrarily it would not be appropriate anymore. Additionally, he told her he admired her.
She declared that she remembers the activity of alarming that she had on Sunday nights animate that she would be subjected to the animal bribery the abutting day. Although she told her parents about the bribery abounding years later, they did not accompany the subject.
On April 28, 2004, a bounded anchorman who had been a affiliate of O’Connell’s archdiocese accepted that she was amid his victims.
Summary: In 1988, parents complained to administrators at St. Wendelin that O’Donnell was acute boys, who were about the age of 12, to battery afterwards basketball amateur and get weighed while nude. Abounding parents bidding anger that all of this was occurring while O’Donnell was present in the locker allowance and battery areas. Administrators told O’Donnell not to be in the locker allowance in the future.
In early December 1988, O’Donnell was abreast of the complaints adjoin him and ordered to abstract himself from the administration of the able-bodied programs. O’Donnell also was directed to acquaint his apprenticeship agents that showers and weigh-ins were not mandatory.
From late December 1988 through mid-March 2002, parents connected to abode to the Breadth that O’Donnell had affianced in inappropriate behavior with children. That included allegations of administration beds with acceptance while on trips, captivation animal conversations and accepting a macho apprentice ablution O’Donnell’s dog while nude.
O’Donnell connected to breach a breadth adjustment not to accept any acquaintance with children.
In January 2014, O’Donnell requested permission to arise a canonizing accumulation performed by the United States Navy. The Navy appropriate that a abbot representative provide a letter of acceptable standing in order to attend. The breadth provided a letter of acceptable continuing and a anatomy advertence O’Donnell’s files had been brash and that “No accusations of delinquency accept anytime been fabricated adjoin him, nor has he anytime been complex in any incident, to my knowledge, which has led to abeyant or accessible scandal;” and “To the best of my knowledge, he has never affianced in animal behavior inconsistent with apostolic celibacy, nor has he anytime acted in an inappropriate address with minors.”
Summary: On April 21, 1991, the Diocese received a complaint that O’Malley was accepting boyish bodies absorb too abundant time at the St. Conrad rectory. On this aforementioned date, two ministers relayed allegations that O’Malley had accustomed an arrears boy abundant gifts, including alien ascendancy cars, cyberbanking devices, use of O’Malley’s acclaim card, and at atomic one cruise to the Bahamas. O’Malley denied any wrongdoing.
An assay apparent that O’Malley and a jailbait had a collective coffer anniversary calm and that the boy backward at the rectory and was the primary user of new bedfellow appliance that had been purchased by O’Malley.
On Dec. 23, 1993, an developed male reported that he was sexually assaulted by O’Malley aback he was approximately 22. On December 12, 1997, an developed macho brash that he was sexually abused by O’Malley in 1978 aback he was approximately 11 to 12. He declared that O’Malley provided him with booze and then, afterwards he went to bed, O’Malley got into bed with him, removed his shorts, and fondled his genitals.
In December 1997, O’Malley was accepted a leave of absence and beatific for treatment.
On Jan. 12, 1998, a arcane announcement brash that O’Malley was accustomed a analysis of “ephebophilia,” based on his accepted animal absorption in adolescents and that O’Malley was at a aerial blow for gluttonous affecting delight with adolescents.
On Feb. 12, 1998, a letter was beatific from a analyst apropos O’Malley acclaimed that O’Malley “describes no animal absorption or adventures with any youngster who was not a teenager” and that “the incidents that occurred cardinal 5 or less, were never afresh with the aforementioned individual, and never included annihilation added than affecting with his hands.” The doctor added declared that no animal activity with amateur had reoccurred aback 1982 and that O’Malley should be accustomed to acknowledgment to his ministry.
On Feb. 20, 1998, a arcane letter brash that during assay O’Malley declared that he had a fantasy for “well-built 16-, 17- or 18-year-olds,” alternating with a connected overinvolvement with youth, and an inappropriate captivation with things that allure youth.
From April 5, 2002 to Jan. 13, 2006, six added victims apart came avant-garde to abode that they were sexually assaulted by O’Malley. Three brash they were sexually abused in the 1970s aback their ages ranged from 8 to 14. The three actual victims brash that they were sexually assaulted in the mid-1990s and as afresh as 1999. These three victims ranged in age from 11 to 17.
No added advice on Paone was listed in the admirable lath report.
Summary: According to a lawsuit, the victim served as an chantry boy at St. Aloysius. In 1954, aback the victm was approximately 13 years old, Parme fondled his genitals while he was accepting dressed afore accumulation in the sacristy. It was additionally declared that bribery occurred in Parme’ s car. The bribery connected for one year.
The Breadth agreed to pay a absolute bulk of $1.25 Actor to 31 plaintiffs in the lawsuit.
Summary: In April 2012, an developed macho alleged Pindel inappropriately affected him aback he was amid 13 and 15 from 1957 through 1960 in Allegheny County and Butler County. The victim additionally recalled activity to a drive-in where Pindel performed articulate sex on him. Alike after Pindel was transferred, he would abide to go to the victim’s house, booty the victim places and generally accord the victim money.
In May 2003, the Breadth accustomed an accusation that Pindel engaged in inappropriate animal acquaintance with a accessory who was an eighth grade student at St. William around 1965. According to the victim, already he entered aerial school, Pindel had chief boys bribery and exhausted him up so that he would not acknowledge the above-mentioned animal contact. According to the victim, he attempted several times to altercate what happened to him but was told it would never go anywhere because they would accept a priest over a boy. The victim attempted to allocution to accession priest and was told that he should be abashed of himself.
In August 2011, it was arise that Pindel engaged in inappropriate animal acquaintance with a accessory amid the ages of 6 and 9 amid 1980 and 1984 in Washington County. The victim declared that the bribery began aback he was 6. He accompanying that he would be pulled out of chic by Pindel and taken to the rectory breadth he would be animal assaulted.
Summary: In 2004, a priest had a altercation with a TV anchorman who said they were advancing to do a adventure about a World War II adept who said he was sexually abused by a priest 70 years earlier. While the priest was never mentioned in the memorandum, he did accompaniment that the priest in catechism died in 1958.
Summary: Pucci was declared in the afterward allegations:
In 2002, a man arise that Pucci fondled him to the point of acclamation in 1962.
In 2004, a man said Pucci afield affected him in 1988. This occurred aback he was a minor.
In 2007, a man arise Pucci affianced in inappropriate animal affecting with him aback he was a accessory at a abbey in Corapolis.
In November 2014, a man said Pucci affected him sexually in 1981 and 1982 at a abbey in Corapolis. He was an chantry server during that time, and Pucci would acquaint him to abrasion either annihilation or amateur straps beneath his cassocks.
In December 2014, accession man said Pucci sexually affected him aback he was a accessory about 1981 and 1982 at a abbey in Allegheny County.
In May 2016, Washington County District Attorney’s Adjustment accustomed a abode from an bearding man who said Pucci affected him sexually in 1983 at a abbey in McDonald.
In October 2016, a man arise Pucci sexually affected him while at a abbey in Coraopolis in 1980.
Summary: The breadth accustomed a abode that Rebel confused a boy in a boy’s bedchamber aback he was 10 or 12 years old in the 1970s afterward a home mass. In 2009, the breadth met with the parents of the victim, who said that their son (now deceased) told them of the bribery years afterwards it happened.
They declared that Rebel would generally drive their son home afterwards CCD and, while the parents didn’t apperceive what was activity on in the rides, it became bright from their son’s akin of affect that animal bribery may accept occurred.
Later in 2009, Rebel met with the breadth about the allegations, and he said that while he remembered the parents, he didn’t bethink the accouchement nor accepting a home mass.
In May 2009, the parents met with Abbey Zubik, who told the parents he batten to Rebel and heard his denial. Zubik acquainted that Rebel was cogent the truth, and while Zubik believed what the son had alleged, he acquainted that conceivably the bribery was committed by accession priest.
After reviewing abbey records, it was in all likelihood that accession priest was the archdiocese priest at the time aback the bribery occurred, and brash that the abbey would conduct added research.
Based on the files presented, it did not arise any added assay was conducted.
Summary: In 2002, the parents of an developed macho met with abbot admiral in Pittsburgh to abode that their son was sexually abused by Rhoden amid 1976 and 1977. Rohden was brash a ancestors friend, and that he spent a lot of time at their home. The son abreast them that Rhoden fondled him and performed articulate sex over a cardinal of months aback he was 16 or 17 years old.
The parents said they batten to Abbey McDowell about the animal abuse, and he told them that he would booty affliction of the allegations. However, they never heard from him again.
Summary: The breadth accustomed a letter in June 1967 that arise Roemele was affianced in animal delinquency with four altered boyish boys. The woman said Roemele fabricated animal advances adjoin her son, his acquaintance and afresh accession boy in a abstracted incident. She said that while at a affected site, Roemele told him a fourth boy to battery afterwards swimming. Roemele afresh entered the shower, and aback Roemele abandoned the soap, he accustomed to chaw the boy.
In mid-August 2004, accession man said he was abused by Roemele while an chantry boy at St. Joseph. He said Roemele would grope and fondle him and two added chantry servers afore mass. The victim said the bribery would aftermost about 20 to 30 account anniversary time, over the advance of a year.
In October 2010, the breadth accustomed a buzz alarm from a mother who said her son was sexually abused by Roemele aback he was 10. Roemele would booty them to a berth she referred to as “Mo’s cabin.” She explained that her son died in 2003 afterwards complications from alcoholism, abacus that he began bubbler in 1969 aback he was aloof 10 years old.
When confronted in aboriginal 2009 about some of the allegations, Roemele ultimately denied all of them, adage that they acceptable misinterpreted his accomplishments arise them as sexually calumniating and they were not meant in that way.
Summary: The aboriginal accusation of bribery came in 2013. The breadth accustomed a buzz alarm from a woman who said her admirer was sexually abused by Romero aback he was assigned to Immaculate Conception. The woman said her boyfriend’s mother contacted the breadth to abode the abuse, but no abode about the accusation was fabricated at that time.
The mother told the breadth and said that Romero bought her son all kinds of gifts, including a ski jacket.
In 2013, the son contacted the breadth to abode “questionable behavior” from aback he was a child. He said that “things” happened, but he was afraid to allocution about annihilation else. Romero and accession priest were generally heard talking about masturbation in avant-garde of him and the added boyish boys, the man said.
A 2012 memorandium included advice about a added bribery accusation adjoin Romero, who said he was sexually abused by Romero while at Immaculate Conception. No added advice about that victim was provided.
Summary: In April 2006, a 53-year-old man accused Romero of sexually abusing him amid the ages of 13 and 14 (1966 or 1967). The victim abounding St. Regis in Oakland and was accustomed with Romero, breadth Romero assisted from time to time. The victim said that during a alive lesson, Romero had the victim sit on his lap, but he was apprenticed home afterwards incident. During a added lesson, Romero began to run his leg and eventually his genitals. Romero proceeded to accomplish articulate sex on him. Afterwards the incident, he jumped out of the car and fled home.
Summary: In 2002, several boys and men complained of Scharf massaging their feet. In 2003, Scharf requested a leave of absence to arise St. Luke Convention for appraisal in adjustment to “end accusations. He was accepted that. In 2005, the agents acclaimed his acquittal from a center abode that he did not auspiciously complete the diplomacy and was at a aerial blow for re-offending. In 2007 and 2008, he wrote requests to be re-instated into the ministry, but both requests were denied.
Summary: Breadth annal appearance that in August 1991, a woman arise that she was sexually confused by Scherer aback she was a apprentice at St. Anne amid 1957 and 1961. A letter anachronous 1965, Scherer wrote of his “revelation” of his afraid breakdown consistent from the “relationship” with the woman.
Summary: In 2009, a man arise that about 1978, he was sexually abused at a academy in Beaver. The man’s mother and ancestor were not acquainted of the bribery until it was arise in 2009. The victim’s mother adumbrated that she recalled an adventure breadth she was accomplishing laundry and apparent her son’s underwear was in the abridged of his pants. The son told her that he had an blow and she did not ask added questions.
In 2010, a analyst arise seeing the victim aback 2007 and brash him for PTSD symptoms. The victim arise dreams of the awareness of animation on the aback of his abutting from aback Schultz was sexually assaulting him. He additionally recalled a decidedly cutting adventure of anal assimilation by Schultz that occurred on a backing day aback his clothes were wet.
Summary: A abbot almanac of Siler arise a advertence in a dispensary abode that “sexual problems with adolescents” had occurred in 1972, which acquired Abbey Leonard to change Silers assignment. In 1974, Leonard wrote in a letter that “in the aftermost three years, the botheration arose about which I batten to you in a buzz conversation.”
A 1985 announcement to accession abbey from a priest said that Siler “made a canyon at a boyish boy whose ancestor is a policeman. The angered ancestor was about to booty the bulk to court. It was this that apprenticed our quick abatement of Siler from the post.”
In 1994, a man came to see Siler to accost him about molesting him as a child. Afterwards the confrontation, Siler appropriate analysis for baleful feelings.
In 1995, a man arise that Siler fondled him on several occasions aback he was ana ltar boy in the added or third grade. Siler denied the allegations.
In 2002, accession accusation was fabricated adjoin Siler. A man said that Siler affected him afield aback he was a boyish amid 1972 and 1973.
In 2011, accession man arise Siler groped and fondled him through his clothes amid 1972 and 1974 at a Beaver County church.
Summary: Silvers is accused in assorted bribery cases:
In 1988, an 18-year-old man arise Silvers fondled him aback he was amid the ages of 12 and 15. The victim said Silvers had sexually fondled him and “taken advantage of him.” He said he acquainted afflicted and that bodies did not accept him. In 2002, Silvers was confronted with the allegations and he denied animal contact. Aback confronted with the actuality that the victim catholic to St. Anne’s to accost him, Silvers became ambiguous and evasive.
In 1990, a mother met with a priest to accurate her apropos with Silvers inappropriate and aberrant adapter to her son. She said Silvers declared the son at atomic three times per week, offered him assorted gifts, and additionally backward brief at the rectory afterwards affectionate permission.
In a book anachronous July 19, 1991, the priest wrote that he had brash the apropos of the mother, but there was never any accusations of animal behavior. In a characters anachronous in 2002, Silvers was placed on authoritative leave. Silvers afterwards resigned.
In 2012, a man arise that he was sexually abused by Silvers in the mid-late 1970s at St. Sylvester aback he was 10 or 11 years old. The man said that Silvers would allure several boys to the rectory on Friday and Saturday black and that they would go bottomward to the amusement breadth in the basement to comedy games. During the visits, he would grab at the boys’ base and genitals. The man said Silvers would get complete excited, and eventually he would booty one of the boys up to his clandestine animate abode and be gone for 30 to 45 minutes, abiding attractive complete anemic and not talking for the blow of the evening.
Summary: Several accustomed abstracts in abbot annal arise Smith was accused of sexually abusing a 16-year-old babe while at Sacred heart. The bribery included Smith fondled her, and that the babe “believed that it would be amiss or amiss to accomplish any affectionate of accusation adjoin a priest or a bishop.”
7/10/1959 – 4/19/1964: Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Ellwood City, PA
4/20/1964 – 5/04/1964: St. Pius V., McKeesport, PA
5/05/1964 – 6/21/1984: Archdiocese for Aggressive Services, Washington, DC
6/22/1984 – 5/11/1985: St. Aloysius, Pittsburgh, PA
5/12/1985 – 1/08/1992: Nativity, Pittsburgh, PA
1/08/1992 – 2/07/1994: Holy Trinity, West Mifflin, PA
2/07/1994 – 2/07/2002: Forbes Regional Hospital- Monroeville & St. Michael, Pitcairn, PA
Summary: In 1986, Ancestor Nicholas Datillo declared that he batten with a victim who said a priest sexually abused her for seven years. She provided the priest’s name, but the name was not provided in Datillo’s letter. The victim was afraid “that the priest was not a pastor and could be out there harming added children.”
When Datillo batten with two bishops on the matter, he said, “until she gives her name, we accept no aboveboard evidence.”
Datillo and accession priest met with Somma afterward accession buzz alarm from the victim in 1988, and Datillo assured that Somma should not be removed from admiral based on his “strong denial, admirable aggressive career, the access of time and the victim’s accepted psychiatric treatment.”
Somma was evaluated at the St. Luke Convention in February 1988.
In 2002, the victim beatific a letter to Datillo adage she was in counseling and had filed a lawsuit. The abode said that Somma affected her to appoint in articulate sex and animal activity with him until her backward teens. The accusation was absolved based aloft the bronze of limitations.
Later in 2002, a added victim said that while watching XXX movies with Somma, Somma placed his easily bottomward his own pants and talked about masturbation. They fell comatose beneath the covers and Somma “cuddled him like a teddy bear.”
The added victim said Somma had him fly from Ludwig, Illinois to the Pittsburg area, breadth they would watch chicanery and allocution about masturbation. The victim said he was sexually abused by Somma, but not molested.”
Summary: In December 2001, a woman went into the abode of Sorensen and saw he was attractive at boyish chicanery on his computer. She believed that the boyish was beforehand than bristles years old, but no added than 10. Aback she questioned him, he accustomed it. The woman larboard and arise it to the diocese.
The breadth afresh anon contacted the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office. Sorensen was arrested that day.
A chase of his computer arise over 5,000 images of boyish chicanery on his computer, as able-bodied as on CDs, DVDs and assorted book books.
Sorenson entered a accusable address in 2012, and was bedevilled to 97 months incarceration, followed by bristles years of supervised release. He is appropriate to assuredly annals as a bedevilled sex blackmailer and pay a $25,000 fine.
Summary: Abstracts provided by the breadth arise that Spangenberg was complex with at atomic two children, possibly more. In 1988, a woman wrote the breadth to access advice for her son, who was abused by Spangenberg and accession priest from his adjustment was allowance them with counseling. She was upset, acquainted that the activity was aloof artlessly “noted” and she had not heard anyone.
Spangenberg was reassigned to a retirement home in Florida anon after.
In 1989, an official wrote a letter to one of the boy’s ancestors breadth he said “excessive use of booze contributed decidedly to clouding the judgement and acumen and added exacerbates the believability of anamnesis both at the time of the incident,” but accustomed that he “believed that Ancestor Spangenberg acclimatized ambiguous judgement.”
In 2009, a man arise that aback he was 15 or 16, he and Spangenberg affianced in abounding types of animal encounters. The boy arise that he was complex in artery bribery with boyish boys accepted as “Hustlers.” Spangenberg additionally paid the boy a finder’s fee to advice him locate boyish hustlers (known as “chickens”) to accept sex with Spangenberg.
The boy acclaimed that Spangenberg was a “really ailing guy – he would accept actuality defecate and defecate on him.”
Summary: In October 1998, archdiocese agents from St. Dominic arise award pornographic magazines, tapes and internet actual in Spisak’s allowance that depicted homosexual and sadomasochistic activity. There were additionally several pictures of Spisak with two altered arrears boys, including pictures of the boys assuming their base and pictures of Spisak diplomacy bottomward his and the boy’s pants. Spisak allegedly destroyed these pictures.
A abbot agent said Spisak had accounting her a agenda that he was activity to St. Luke’s for evaluations, but that he “hadn’t done annihilation amiss in the accomplished or in the present.” She said that she started to feel afflictive about the absorption he gave her son, and that her son would generally leave aback Spisak was accepted to arrive.
In 1998, Spisak accepted to demography the photos ancient amid 1981 and 1990, and said they were complete innocent and “just for fun.”
Spisak’s evaluation, in a letter from the diocese, diagnosed Spisak as accepting a animal disorder, and showed a “significant absorption in brand academy age-old males.”
A psychotherapist for about two years wrote the breadth in 2002, adage he hoped Spisak’s apostolic admiral could be “reestablished in the future.” He added that “allegations of inappropriate animal acquaintance with a boyish man who was mentored by Spisak are not abandoned unsubstantiated, but additionally not awful credible.”
In 2006, Spisak pled accusable to a chaotic conduct accusation and had to pay a $300 fine. He was arrested in April 2006 afterwards he was bent recording accession man in the rear bend arrest of the bathroom. Spisak originally denied accepting a camera, afresh apish actuality ill and ran into the bathroom. A aegis bouncer followed Spisak and saw him alike the anamnesis agenda from the camera bottomward the toilet.
Spisak afterwards accepted to badge that he had a “sexual fixation with the macho buttocks.”
Summary: The breadth accustomed a abode from an developed man that said aback he was eight or nine years old, he was sexually abused by Stebler. In a statement, he said “He would afresh blow my head, eyes, chest, belly, waist and afresh lower than that… He said my mom and dad said it was OK and that he was absolution my organs.” The victim said this happened for two or three years.
In 2006, the victim’s therapist wrote the breadth saying, the man has had two suicide attempts, several flashbacks, all-overs and agitation attacks.
Summary: In 2003, an accusation was abundant that in 1988, Terdine affected or patted the animal breadth of the boy on two-to-three occasions, gave the boy an abandoned video to watch and massaged his back.
Diocesan admiral met with Terdine, who denied any animal affecting of the boy, but did accept that he gave the boy the video and the condums because he seemed “naïve about animal sexuality” according to the report.
St. Luke’s, in 1990, provided an appraisal that said Terdine had “very little blow of acting out sexually.”
The lath recommended that Terdine not be assigned to any parish, and he was placed in belted admiral and assigned as the clergyman to UPMC Hospitals throughout Pittsburgh.
Summary: An developed macho wrote in 1996 that aback he was a minor, he was sexually assaulted by Thomas on several occasions alpha in 1958. The man declared that the assaults began with Thomas cuddle him, afresh progressed to anal penetration. The victim said that the nun, whose name was unknown, had helped Thomas in some of the animal assaults.
Summary: On or about Feb. 19, 1986, Wellinger was beatific to St. Luke’s Convention for a cardinal of ussues, including biologic and booze abuse. On October 8, 1987, Wellinger provided booze and drugs to an 18-year-old parishioner, who afresh had a “bad reaction” to the drugs and was taken to a hospital for treatment.
In 1989, a priest accustomed a letter from a believer that listed a cardinal of problems that the archdiocese was accepting with Wellinger, including “giving drugs and booze to teens… adolescence in the archdiocese accept been warned by their parents about drugs from Father… and boyish men blockage at the archdiocese house.
In 1991, Wellinger was bubbler alcoholic beverages with a 24 year old man in the rectory. Wellinger afar the man’s pants and began to accomplish articulate sex on him afterwards consent. Wellinger was beatific to St. Michael’s Association in St. Louis for an evaluation. He took an absence from the parish, explained as actuality for “health reasons.”
In 1992, Wellinger alternate to apostolic admiral and became a Vicar in Allentown.
In 1994, Wellinger was chock-full by admiral for alive beneath the acceptance of alcohol. A abbey accepted Wellinger a leave of absence from June 1995 to December 1995 for “personal reasons.
In 1995, abbot admiral met with the parents of a 17-year-old boy who said that their son was sexually abused by Wellinger in 1991. The victim and some accompany were watching videos with Wellinger backward into the night and they all fell comatose on the floor. The victim alive to acquisition that Wellinger had put his easily bottomward the victim’s pants and fondled him.
Wellinger accepted to spending a lot of time with the victim, but denied carefully affecting the victim. He said it was “pretty bound quarters” so he may accept “unknowingly” affected the victim’s genitals.
Summary: A victim said that Wichmanowski affected her to accomplish articulate sex on him, provided her with booze in the anatomy and abbey wine, and fabricated her dress provocatively, all aback she was 12 years old. The victim said at one point, Wichmanowski access her to New York, breadth told her he would/wanted to accusation her.
It was arise that this victim, alternating with 31 added victims of abuse, was allotment of a adjustment with the abbey for payments accretion $1.2 million.
Summary: In a announcement anachronous November 17, 2000, a woman arise that Wilt fabricated exceptionable advances and accepted and kissed her on her mouth. Wilt accepted her two added times and afresh accustomed to kiss her.
In 2003, accession announcement said a administrator of religious apprenticeship at St. Bernard bidding apropos about Wilt’s behavior. He bootless to booty actual activity aback it was apparent a attendant was assay chicanery on a academy computer. He additionally absolved several incidents breadth the aforementioned attendant absolved in on women and girls while they were application the bathroom. It was additionally arise that bodies larboard the archdiocese because of inappropriate affecting and kissing on the mouth, generally during aboriginal communion.
Another announcement in 2003 acclaimed Wilt denied kissing eighth brand girls on the aperture and afield affecting developed women.
In 2004, a victim arise she was sexually abused by Wilt, ancient amid 1961 and 1963. The victim explained that she accustomed counseling from Wilt because she was actuality sexually abused by her ancestor at the time. Wilt access her into a babyish allowance in the archdiocese abode and during their conversation, he fondled her.
Summary: A announcement adumbrated that in September 1987, a victim said aback he was 12 years old and in sixth grade, he became affable with Wolk. He eventually was access into the rectory by Wolk to socialize. The socialization progressed from the use of cigarettes and booze to “belly rubs” and afresh “oral sex on the allotment of both.” The victim was additionally anxious that his brother, two years younger, was additionally complex in a agnate animal accord with Wolk.
In September 1987, Wolk accepted afterwards hesitation. He said his accord with the victims was over, and accepted the all-important activity taken by the diocese.
Wolk was beatific to St. Luke Convention in Maryland for treatment.
In 1990, Wolk address accusable in Allegheny County cloister to four counts of automatic aberrate animal activity and to bribery of minors. He was bedevilled to bristles to 10 years of incarceration. Afterwards that year, he pleaded accusable in Washington County cloister to two added counts of automatic aberrate animal intercourse, and accustomed a book of bristles to 10 years, to be served accordingly to his Allegheny County sentence.
Wolk is additionally accused in the afterward cases:
Summary: In May 1991, two men accused Yockey of sexually abusing them aback they were teenagers. On one occasion, one of the men accused Yockey of sexually molesting him in October. Of 1981. Both had been bubbler – the victim was 16 years old – and he comatose out afterwards bubbler too much. At some point in the night, the victim fell off the couch and activate Yockey cuddle his genitals. Yockey afresh got on top of the victim and accustomed to kiss him. The added victim fabricated a agnate allegation.
When he was confronted in 1991, Yockey said the aboriginal adventure was true, and the added adventure may accept been true, but he did not anamnesis annihilation and that “that it was not absurd and won’t abjure it.”
Yockey was put on authoritative leave from his adjustment as a clergyman to the County Jail.
Although the Breadth had advice apropos declared bent accomplishments on the allotment of Yockey as far aback as 1986, there was abandoned one certificate – anachronous January 2014 – that illustrated a abode to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office. There was no acknowledgment of the history of Yockey’s arise animal assaults.
Summary: An centralized breadth certificate labeled “Chronology of Ancestor Zabowski declared that in October 1995, a animal bribery accusation was fabricated adjoin Zabowski. Amid 1975 and 1979, a victim declared he affianced in affronted with Zabowski and afresh Zabowski asked him to abolish his clothes. Afterwards he removed his clothes, Zabowski fondled him.
In an appraisal anachronous Novmber 28, Zabowski accepted to “affectionate hugging” of boyish boys. In a letter anachronous June 26, 2003, Zabowski abreast Abbey Wuerl that the “therapy helped him accord with allegations of acceding himself with boyish boys in a sexually inappropriate manner, gave him the adeptness to accord with and, yes, affected the animal benightedness and amusing backwardness of his life.”
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Summary: This accumulation of nine priests independent specific complaints with allegations including offenses adjoin accouchement as boyish as bristles years old, some belletrist fabricated as afresh as 2017.
The advocate general’s abode comes afterwards years of accompaniment and bounded law administration apprehension cases of animal bribery aural the Catholic church. York Daily Record
Summary: On April 3, 2014, Ancestor Philip A. Altavilla was arrested for blue assault, bent advance of blue advance and bribery of amateur in affiliation with a animal advance of a changeable in December 1998.
The victim arise that she was an chantry server acceptable with midnight mass. After, Altavilla gave her booze and a ride home. During the ride, he pulled into a parking lot and parked. He swung her legs beyond his lap and formed his easily up her thigh. The victim told him to stop and he did, the abode states.
Prior to trial, it was bent the statute of limitations had comatose for the charges. A civilian accusation adjoin Altavilla and the Breadth was acclimatized in 2014.
Summary: In September 2002, Abbey James C. Timlin accustomed a letter from a man who arise he had been sexually abused bi Angelo aback he was 14 and while Angelo was at Mater Delorosa in the aboriginal 1960s. Timlin brought the activity to the Lycoming County District Attorney’s Office, alike admitting statute of limitations appeared to expired.
Summary: In March 2010, Balczeniuk said he spent the night at the home of a ancestors he had a abutting accord with. While at the home, he accepted that he kissed and hugged the family’s son, whom he estimated was in his 20s. Balczeniuk declared the boy as accepting brainy difficulties and actuality a little slow.” Balczeniuk additionally fabricated statements to a abbey in 2010 that while he was a seminarian in Wyoming County he “touched the genitals of some of the boyish boys who abounding the camp” in the mid-1970s.
Summary: In 2002, the Breadth of Scranton was notified that that a victim was sexually confused by Bonner in 1975. The victim’s ancestors was visiting from Arizona, and were access to arrangement with Bonner and spent the night there. The victim was accustomed a daybed bed beyond from Bonner’s bedroom. Afterwards the victim fell asleep, he awoke to ascertain Bonner lying in bed with him, acclamation the victim’s penis. Aback the victim asked Bonner what he was doing, Bonner replied “I am sorry… I shouldn’t accept done that; Go aback to bed.” Bonner was additionally accused by a 47-year-old man that Bonner sexually abused him aback he was 14-to-16 years old.
Summary: Boylan was confined as clergyman at Marywood Academy aback a macho alum apprentice declared Boylan sexually addled him and propositioned him for sex. Boylan was accustomed a cerebral appraisal and, afterwards a leave of absence, alternate to the ministry.
In 2016, an 18-year-old man arise that he was affected afield by Boylan in 2006. The victim said he was at a summer blow at St. Vincent’s Affected in Honesdale. The victim arise Boylan anally raped him. Boylan denied the allegation.
Summary: In 1988, Abbey James C. Timlin accustomed two bearding belletrist from a believer about rumors involving Braque and a aerial academy changeable student. Bristles months afterwards in August, Timlin accustomed a letter from the sister of the aerial academy female, who said Braque had animal relations with her 17-year-old sister, who became Pregnant. She added wrote that Braque had at atomic two added affairs. A ages afterwards in September, Timlin responded to that letter by advertence Braque was removed from adjustment as anon as the bearings was brought to his attention. He wrote, “Father Braque and your sister accept a long, difficult alley advanced … What has happened is their albatross and absolutely Ancestor Braque will booty affliction of his obligations.” In April of 1989, the victim gave bearing to a babyish boy.
Summary: In 2010, the Breadth accustomed a blast alarm from a 65-year-old macho who arise he was abused by Brennan aback he was 15 or 16-year-old. He arise Brennan took him to a drive-in cine and put his easily central the victim’s pants. The Breadth offered to align for counseling for the victim. That aforementioned day, Chancellor James Earley beatific an email to Abbey Joseph Bambera advising that in 2005, the Breadth had been sued by addition who declared that he had been abused by Brennan in 1966 aback he was an chantry boy. The cloister abandoned the case, absolute the victim has waited too connected to sue.
Summary: In 1971, Abbey J. Carroll McCormick was notified that the parents of a 10-year-old boy arise Bucolo took their son on a two-day vacation to the New jersey coffer the antecedent summer. They said that during the trip, Bucolo committed acts with their son, “unbecoming of a priest.” McCormick wrote on the announcement that Bucolo “readily accepted the charge, insisting that already and abandoned already did he accomplish an abandoned act with the abandoned … and said he was complete sorry. He claimed that it was in a moment of weakness it had occurred.” Bucolo agreed to see a analyst and was placed beneath Charter restrictions in 2002 due to his admissions.
In 2010, a 64-year-old macho arise to the breadth that he was abused by Bucolo aback he was an 8-year-old chantry boy. The victim and Bucolo entered into a adjustment and absolution of all claims for the agreed bulk of $20,000.
Summary: In 1994, Abbey James C. Timlin accustomed a letter from a woman who wrote her bedmate was sexually confused by Burns for years aback he was an chantry server at St. John’s in the 1950s. Burns denied any atrocity but agreed to retire. Timlin notified the victim that the breadth would awning the bulk of his counseling, with the albatross actuality aggregate by Burns. In 1999, Burns died.
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Summary: In 2008, a 49-year-old changeable arise to the Breadth of Scranton that she was sexually assaulted by Conmey aback she was 10. She said she and a acquaintance chock-full by the rectory to allocution to Conmy, and got into a car with him. He abandoned off her friend, afresh accumulating to a abounding breadth and confused her. He affective her wrist tightly, put her duke over her aperture and put her knee in her abdomen to authority her bottomward as she struggled. She begged him not to annihilate her, and he said he wouldn’t if she would lie quietly. He eventually performed articulate sex on her. The victim requested the breadth not abode the bribery to the Lycoming County District Attorney’s adjustment and the breadth agreed.
Summary: In 2006, the breadth accustomed a letter from a law abutting advertence it represented a changeable sexually abused by Crynes from 1974 to 1977, starting aback she was 17. The bribery included fondling, fellatio and intercourse. Aback she confronted Crynes during her green year of college, he laughed at her and said he capital to abide aback she was married.
In 2006, accession changeable declared bribery adjoin Crynes. Afterwards actuality counseled by him for two years starting aback she was 15, the victim went with Crymes to the Fatima Centermost for appraisal and counseling. The aboriginal night there, he came into her room, aerial her nightgown and rubbed her thigh. He kissed her afterwards that month.
Later in 2006, two added females met with the breadth and declared that they were abused by Crynes.
Summary: In 1994, an developed changeable abreast Abbey James C. Timlin that she was sexually abused by Deviney aback she was in aerial school. She said he would abode his duke on her thigh and move his duke up her leg, allurement if she trusted him. Aback she confided in Deviney that she absent a babyish and her husband, he took advantage of and abandoned her. Timlin beatific her a letter answer for Deviney’s actions.
The name of the priest was redacted, as were accommodation about him.
Summary: In 1959 the Breadth of Scranton accustomed two complaints about Dorsey. One adumbrated he was with a aerial academy girl. The added that he was actuality too abutting with females in the town. Abbey Hannon directed Dorsey to abode to auberge and for his commonsense to be withdrawn. He was banned to accommodated with any actuality of the changeable sex who lived aural the area of Ashley, PA. Dorsey was reinstated afterwards in 1959 but was forbid to arrangement homes in Ashley or Wilkes-Barre.
The name of the priest was redacted, as were accommodation about him.
Summary: In 1993, Duggan was beatific for a cerebral appraisal and accepted to sexually abusing boyish accouchement during the aboriginal canicule of his priesthood. He denied that any bribery occurred aural the diocese.
In 1996, an developed macho arise that he was sexually abused by Duggan in the 1970s. Abbey Timlin belted Duggan’s adjustment to abbey and bastille ministry.
Summary: In 1957, the Breadth of Scranton accustomed a complaint from a 48-year-old woman who said she was sexually confused by Dzurko at age 11 in 1957. The Breadth believed the victim to be aboveboard and afterwards paid the bulk of art assay for her.
Summary: In 1954, Farry was assigned to St. Michael’s Academy for Boys. In 1960, he was notified by Abbey Hannan that his relations with guests fabricated it intolerable for him to animate there. He was access to booty up abode at the Cure of Ars Hospice.
In 2006, the breadth accustomed a abode that a citizen at St. Michael’s from 1953 to 1954 said he was abused by a Ancestor Collins. The victim afterwards arise it was Farry.
Summary: From 1981 to 1986, Fedor accustomed counseling for issues and apropos about his desires to accept acquaintance with boyish girls. He accustomed cerebral assay from 1986 to 1987.
In 2002, the Breadth of Scranton accustomed an bearding letter from an developed changeable who claimed Fedor abused her in 1978 aback she was 10. She said he affianced in admonishment behavior which led to two years of animal abuse. In 2012, a letter about the accusation was beatific to the Lackawanna County District Attorney’s Office.
Summary: In 1974, Chancellor James Timlin accustomed a alarm from a woman who said her 16-year-old son had been affected by Ferraldo. She said Ferraldo had done this to added chantry boys and an alike at a bounded hospital. Aback questioned, Ferraldo denied the allegations. He was asked not to accept beforehand boys arrangement his allowance in the rectory anymore.
In 1986, two agents associates at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Centermost declared Timlin to abode Ferraldo fabricated abnormal animal advantages adjoin a 23-year-old macho patient. Ferraldo accepted to that allegation. He agreed not to acknowledgment to the hospital and was directed to abode for counseling.
In 2002, the Archdiocese of New York notified the Breadth of Scranton that a macho arise actuality sexually abused by Ferraldo with he was 16 0r 17 in 1983-1983. The victim did not appetite to accompany a accouterment adjoin the church. He capital to acknowledge the bribery for the account of reconciliation.
Summary: In 2011, the Executive Administrator of Catholic Charities accustomed a abode from the mother of a 14-year-old boy who said he was sexually abused by Ferrara at a retreat house. He said Ferrara had him beating his macho parts. Ferrara accepted the conduct occurred and was terminated. He was afterwards criminally charged, pled accusable and bedevilled to accompaniment prison.
Summary: In 1980, McCormick accustomed a letter from a believer who brash that Flanagan was sleeping in sleeping accoutrements with boyish boys.
Flanagan accompanying that one ages above-mentioned to his acceptance to St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York in 1990, he had been questioned about cuddle two boys at a summer affected two years earlier. He did not abjure that it happened.
In 2005, the Breadth of Scranton was contacted by a 34-year-old who claimed he was sodomized by Flanagan in the rectory at St. Mary’s in 1973. Flanagan denied any wrongdoing. The accusation was arise to the Luzerne County District Attorney’s office.
Summary: In 1964, 1965, and 1966, the breadth accustomed belletrist about Flannery’s diplomacy with women, his dating a boyish babe and accepting her pregnant, and actuality apparent on vacation in Atlantic City with the woman.
Summary: In 2006, a changeable victim arise that she was sexually abused by Fleming in 1940 aback she was six years old.
Summary: Gibson sexually abused a 14-year-old boy in 1975. The breadth acclimatized a civilian activity with a $30,000 settlement. In 1998, Gison was complex with animal delinquency with his nephew, who was a accessory at the time. In 2002, A man said Gibson provided pornographic actual to him aback he was a minor. In 2005, a man said Gibson sexually assaulted him aback he was a minor.
Summary: In 2006, a 40-year-old man declared he was sexually abused by Gilgallon in 1986 in the rectory.
Summary: In 2009, a 42-year-old man said Griffin abused him aback he was nine years old. Griffin affected him, rubbed his behind and slept with his arm about him.
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Summary: In 1967, Homer had a 14 year old changeable bound in his adjustment during an complete chic period. He told the babe she had “sex hair” and while she was abandoned 14, he told her she had the anatomy of an 17 year old. A added victim arise that he would accept her arise to his adjustment and he would denude her, French-kissed her and declared she “would be nice to ally alike admitting it meant abrogation the priesthood.”
Summary: An accusation was fabricated that from 1985-1986, Honart sexually abused a bou aback he was in the fourth brand at Holy Cross
Summary: In 1971, a priest arise that Houston and a accessory changeable were empiric activity into a berth allowance backward at night on assorted occasions. In 2002, the victim said the priest had taken advantage of her from the age of 14 to 17.
Summary: A ancestor wrote in 1986 that his son was sexually confused by Kulig alpha in 1979 aback the boy was 12. The bribery connected until Kulig was transferred in October 1985. The bribery included alternate masturbation, articulate sex and anal sex.
Summary: 20 boyish men from a aerial academy empiric Liberatore lying on the bed actuality accustomed a aback rub by a seminarian. In 2002, it was arise that Liberatore took a boyish man in his adolescence or aboriginal twenties into his bedroom. In 2004, the breadth accustomed a complaint that he sexually abused two boyish men. He pled accusable to blue assault, bribery of minors, endangering the abundance of accouchement and capacity booze to a accessory in abstracted cases.
Summary: In 1952, Madaj was declared to be accepting an activity with his housekeeper. In 1990, two parents declared that Madaj sexually confused their son aback he was nine or 10.
Summary: In March 1963, McAuliffe sexually abused and sodomized a victim. He was beatific to Kentucky to absorb time in a adjust facility. McAuliffe alternate to the admiral and re-offended added boyish boys.
Summary: McLaughlin’s niece fabricated an accusation that in 1959, McLaughlin hugged her in a animal manner. In 2008, an developed changeable arise that McLaughlin affected her in a animal address in 1963 aback she was 10 years old.
Summary: In 1970, at atomic four boys were interviewed and arise that Meighan had bare and fondled them. In 1990, a mother empiric Meighan in the activity of disrobing her 17-year-old son in the parlor of the rectory.
Summary: A victim arise that he would break brief at the rectory and would beddy-bye in the aforementioned bed as Motsay. They would abandoned be dressed in their underwear and Motsay would beating the victim, abrading his abutting thighs and cuddle him. Motsay was interviewed and accepted to the allegations.
Summary: A 75-year-old man arise that he was groped by Nolan aback he was 15-years-old as an chantry boy.
Summary: Campus aegis admiral at the University of Scranton bent Paulish accepting sex with a 15-year-old boy. He pled accusable to bribery of a accessory and was bedevilled to 8 to 23 months in prison.
Summary: An accusation from a “John Doe” was fabricated in 2014 for animal bribery of children.
Summary: In 1995, the breadth was abreast of an adventure breadth Rosetti hugged, French-kissed and inappropriate conversations about how far they should go.
Summary: In 2004, a man contacted the breadth to abode he was sexually abused by Shoback in 1981 at the age of 12. During a movie, Shoback removed the victim’s accouterment and performed articulate sex on him. Two added macho victims arise agnate incidents.
Summary: The breadth accustomed a abode that an 11-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by Shoback in 2006 while the boy was an chantry server. Shoback denied the allegations, but the victim provided the name of accession above chantry boy who was additionally a victim.
No added accommodation were listed.
Summary: In 1997, a 33-year-old macho arise to the breadth that he was sexually abused by Tamalis in 1976 aback he was 13. Tamalis furnished booze to him and performed articulate sex. Tamaris accepted that he apparently abused nine boys and boyish men.
Summary: Thetherow accepted to downloading boyish chicanery on a computer at the rectory of a church. He address accusable to bent accuse and accustomed a probationaly sentence.
Summary: Timchak pled accusable to possessing and downloading boyish chicanery in 2008.
Summary: In 2002, an developed macho said that he was sexually assaulted while confined as an chantry boy in the 1960s.
Summary: While at Holy Cross, allegations were fabricated that he had sexually abused two boys. Wilson accepted to abusing one of the boys and was beatific for evaluation.
Summary for Clay, Ensey and Urrutigoity: The Association of St. Pius X was founded in 1970 by a retired missionary bishop. In 1988, the architect accustomed an acceding with the Holy See for allowable assiduity and an acceding was reached.
In an accomplishment to acknowledgment antagonistic associates of the St. Pius X to associates in the Catholic Church, Abbey James C. Timlin interviewed a accumulation of men – the Association of St. John including Carlos Urrutigoity, Eric Ensey, Daniel Fullerton and Marshal Roberts. No accomplishments checks or reviews were taken.
On Sept. 15, 2001, Timlin was abreast that Urrutigoity fabricated it a convenance to beddy-bye in the aforementioned bed with boys and boyish men. Urrutigoity was questioned and denied any abandoned behavior, although accepted that there may accept been occasions aback bottleneck prompted aggregate sleeping arrangement.
In January 2002, Timlin accustomed accord from the Pope, who accelerate a letter accounting by the victim’s ancestor accusing Urrutigoity and Ensey of animal misconduct. Clay, who was blockage at a St. John property, was additionally accused. No accuse were filed afterwards the statute of limitations had expired. Urrutigoity, Ensey and Clay were beatific for analytic assessments and removed from animate ministry.
Ensey, it was determined, did accomplish animal bribery of a minor. Urrutigoity and Ensey were told not to appoint in animate admiral involving children.
Clay was reinstated, but ultimately beneath the adjustment and was accepted a leave of absence.
While apprehension an investigation, Ensey travelled to Canada breadth it was abstruse he was animate in a Catholic Church.
Summary: While in Los Gatos, California, Van der Putten had “indecent acts” with a 15-year-old girl, and attempted the aforementioned with accession girl, age 17, about 2000.
He was beatific to all-embracing address in Switzerland, and afresh beatific to an island abbey in Ireland. While there, he was expelled from the society.
In 2001, he became a affiliate of the Association of Saint John and formed with the breadth of Scranton.
In 2001, Abbey Timlin was notified that there was a accomplished animal bribery accusation adjoin van der Putten while in California. In 2002, Timlin and added administrators interviewed him, and he accepted captivation with a 16-year-old girl. Van der Putten said he kissed the babe and caressed her breast. He additionally apparent his genetalia. Van der Putten claimed there was “nothing erotic” about the encounter, aloof attempts to “build trust.”
Van der Putten did not accept any acquaintance with the breadth afterwards actuality denied commonsense in the breadth of Scranton in 2002. He is application a website to acquaint his availability for conferences, retreats and adolescence camps while advertence he is a priest in acceptable standing.
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