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He testified that Martin sexually fondled him on at least sixteen occasions between the ages of sixteen and nineteen. The name of the priest, where he served and the exact incident was entirely redacted in the grand jury report. This ministry lasted from until, but was abruptly halted when in the early s Muroski was accused of sexual misconduct while he was a Spiritual Director at the seminary.
Muroski was sent to St. Luke's Institute in Suitland, Maryland, for individual psychotherapy in after he admitted to inappropriate contact with the seminarians under his watch.
This counselling included allegations of full body massages, kissing, masturbation and fondling of the seminarians' buttocks and genitals. Muroski would eventually be placed back into ministry after therapy at St. Muroski was permitted to move into the retired priest home in , which is where he still resides. In , the Diocese rostered a list of all the retired clergy living in the home and made it public. Muroski was not listed as a resident. It was at this residence that the grand jury found him living in , however.
The purpose of the e-mail was to inform Smith that a victim was sexually abused by a staff member while he was a minor at Sacred Heart High School in The victim claimed that during the summer between his freshman and sophomore years of high school, Brother Edmundus Murphy, who was 33 years of age at this time, was the wrestling coach at the school. Murphy encouraged the victim to join the team and, under the pretense of teaching him some wrestling moves, the two wrestled naked "as the ancient Greeks and Romans did.
Immediately after the incident, the victim asked Murphy what he was doing and, according to the victim, Murphy sat on the floor and began to cry. The grand jury investigation found no documentation that the Diocese notified local law enforcement or the District Attorney's Office about Murphy's behavior. A review of his Diocesan file revealed that, as a result, the Diocese paid thousands of dollars in therapy fees and civil settlements. The first allegation of sexual abuse against Murray was made in In was reported that in the summer of , Murray, while in a social setting with the victim's family at the shore, allegedly fondled the young boy in the water and on shore.
This incident was brought to the attention of the boy's parents and Bishop John F. Whealon in There was no indication in the file that law enforcement was notified. Whealon' s personal notes revealed that he confronted Murray with the accusation and spoke with the victim's father on a number of occasions. Murray partially denied the allegation by telling the Bishop that the victim has "an overactive imagination," and that any touching was accidental due to normal roughhousing with the boy. In April of , Murray was charged by the Pennsylvania State Police with one count each of indecent assault and corruption of minors.
He eventually pled guilty to both charges, was sentenced to twelve months' probation and fined. This incident was the result of Murray sexually molesting a 12 -year-old boy who was preparing to serve mass in the church rectory. As a result of Murray's second instance of child molestation, the Diocese disciplined him by removing his priestly faculties in While awaiting sentencing on his criminal charges, the Diocese sent Murray to two treatment facilities.
After several years of treatment, paid for by the Diocese, Murray was retired and moved to his family home in Philadelphia. As of , he was still receiving money to pay for his therapy. At that time, Nealon was assigned to Queen of the World church in St.
This letter stated that Nealen sexually abused him and two of his friends, but he was unsure if the other two victims would come forward. In this letter, the victim begged the church to keep Nealen away from other young boys so that they would not also be sexually assaulted by the priest. When the father asked his young son if anyone had ever touched him, he claimed that his son started to cry and told him that their local priest had.
The victim's father told the radio hosts how this priest was "part oftheir family" and that he would come and stay the entire weekend at their home. His son told him that the priest would come into his room after he and his wife went to bed to sexually abuse him. The victim's father claims his son would have been between the ages of nine and fourteen at the time of this abuse.
When the victim's father confronted the priest, who had recently left the parish, he claimed the priest did not deny that he sexually abused his son and told him the reason he did it was because "his son needed love. The victim's father tried several times to set up a meeting with the Bishop to discuss the sexual abuse, but he claims it never worked out. The Diocesan files received pursuant to subpoena contained no information on any of these victim's statuses or if any of them were offered counseling.
The grand jury investigation found no documentation that the Diocese of Erie notified local law enforcement or the District Attorney's office about Nealen' s long history of sexually abusing numerous young boys. On November 4, , Bishop Lawrence Persico wrote a letter to Olowin, now retired in Peoria, Arizona, indicating that he had learned of an allegation of clerical misconduct made several decades ago against Olowin. Persico' s letter did not mention details, but it referenced a phone call that Persico and Olowin had the day before.
The grand jury can infer that Persico outlined Olowin's offenses in this call and articulated the reason for the letter in greater detail.
This letter officially restricted Olowin from public exercise of all priestly ministry until further notice. On one occasion, they went swimming without bathing suits. After swimming they went back to the cottage. Pawlaczyk took the victim into the bedroom and told him that he was going to give him a massage. The victim was face down on the bed with no clothes on.
Then they reversed roles. After they were done, the victim found ejaculate in the bed which was not from him. The Grand Jury did not find any documentation that indicated that the Diocese ever reported the case to local law enforcement. Additionally, there is no indication that the Diocese offered any counselling to the victim.
He advised that at the age of 12, he became an altar boy. During his time as an altar boy, Piatkowski began to kiss the victim and tell him that he loved him. He took the victim for rides and to the movies.
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It was during this time that Piatkowski would play with the victim's penis until he had an orgasm. On numerous other occasions, Piatkowski committed similar abuse on the victim in the church basement and in the parish house where Piatkowski lived. The victim related that while he felt that the entire situation did not seem right, he was afraid to tell his parents for fear that they would not have believed him. These sexual abuses, as reported to the Diocese, involved two victims and spanned nearly sixteen years.
One of the victims had been abused as recently as The second victim was abused prior to when he was a high school student in another parish. Following an evaluation in April , Murphy placed Presley in a temporary assignment. That assignment was made permanent in June One of the victims was as young as 13 years old when it occurred. The abuse of these individuals consisted of "choking, slapping, punching, rape, sodomy, fellatio, anal intercourse," and other acts according to Diocesan records reviewed by the Grand Jury.
On April 18, , Trautman contacted Presley by telephone. Trautman recorded that, during that call, Presley admitted the sexual abuse of the victims.
Trautman revoked Presley's priestly faculties later that year. In April , and in response to media inquiries about Presley, the Diocese of Erie issued a press release stating, among other things, that Presley's priestly faculties were removed in July shortly after the allegations prompted the Diocese to conduct an internal investigation. In the letter, the victim detailed an assault which occurred in or when he was going into seventh or eighth grade and was an altar boy at St. Andrew and The Villa.
According to the victim, he met John Philip Schanz,who invited him to his apartment on the southwest corner of 6th and Sassafras Street. Schanz began to wrestle the boy and grab his body. When the victim asked his older brother, who was a Gannon College student at the time, if he knew of Schanz, his brother began to laugh and remarked "you mean the one who likes little boys?
Another victim came forward years later, writing the diocese a letter from prison. He said that while attending a Gannon University Basketball game, Schanz approached him and asked him to attend each game. The victim was 12 or 13 years of age at the time. The victim went on to note that he was writing the letter from prison.
He stated that he was incarcerated as a result of crimes that he had committed under the influence of drugs and alcohol. He attributed his substance abuse problem to the sexual abuse that he had endured at the hands of Schanz years prior. The victim sought acknowledgement from the church that they had received the letter and expressed a desire to know if Schanz was still alive and whether or not he was still victimizing individuals. The bishop responded to the letter telling him Schanz was no longer practicing the sacrament and was in frail health.
Slocum testified before the Grand Jury on September 14, , detailing his days as a priest in the Diocese of Erie. In , a jury found him guilty of the crimes of concealment of the whereabouts of a child and corruption of minors. Slocum testified that in he had been reported to Monsignor Heberlein by a fellow priest for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a fourteen -year-old girl.
View our main State Listings page to search other states and find out more information. Francis Villa in Orwigsburg. Financial assistance was also discussed. Bishop Trautman detailed that the victim was a junior at Mercyhurst Preparatory when she was targeted by Hudock. At that time, the Mayor of Connellsville and Capitos were made aware of the reasons for Reese's dismissal Id. The records revealed that an Ellwood City Police Officer advised that a case number was never assigned to the matter out of respect for Cautela.
Slocum testified that Heberlein and then -Bishop Michael Murphy knew about his relationship with the young girl, but did nothing about it.