Meanwhile, In The Diocese of Scranton…

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?

1 thought on “Meanwhile, In The Diocese of Scranton…”

  1. Did you see Dolan is offering to have the Catholic church partner with the public school system to educate people about child sexual abuse? The irony is a little overwhelming.

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