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The list below identifies Diocesan priests who were the subject of credible
allegations of sexual abuse of minors and the current status of each.

Ackerson, FrancisDeceased
Bender, JosephDeceased
Boyle, JohnDeceased
Bunn, JamesRemoved from Public Ministry
Carroll, Thomas M.Deceased
Coleman, DennisDeceased
Crouse, WilliamDeceased
Fabbri, MarioDeceased
Figurelle, Elwood F.Deceased
Gaborek, JosephLaicized
Grattan, Bernard V.Laicized
Koharchik, George D.Laicized
Kovach, WilliamDeceased
Lemmon, Thomas (Deacon)Deceased
Luddy, FrancisDeceased
Maurizio, Joseph D.Incarcerated
McCaa, FrancisDeceased
McCamley, Martin D.Removed from Public Ministry
O’Friel, DanielDeceased
Rosensteel, William A.Deceased
Skupien, JamesDeceased
Strittmatter, JosephDeceased

The list below identifies Diocesan priests who have been placed on leave from
public ministry by the Bishop of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown as a result of
receipt of an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor. This measure remains in
effect until a final decision is reached concerning the allegation.

Arseneault, Father David
Bodziak, Father Charles
Cingle, Father Martin
Coveney, Father James
Kelly, Father Robert
Little, Monsignor Anthony
Petracca, Father Anthony

None of the individuals listed above is permitted to serve in ministry or function as a priest.

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