The Times-Leader is reporting that the Diocese of Scranton has suspended another priest accused of “sexual misconduct” with a minor. The priest was identified as Thomas Shoback who was assigned as the Pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary in Jermyn, Pennsylvania.
Shoback is the brother of Edward Shoback, a priest who was accused of similar crimes in 2004. He admitted guilt was eventually defrocked.
As more information becomes available, I will provide updates.
I wonder if the diocese is trying to fly under the radar as the Penn State investigation is still ruling the front page?