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… Continue reading Meanwhile, In The Diocese of Scranton…
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Father Edward J. Shoback Defrocked!
Articles appearing in Northeastern Pennsylvania newspapers over the past few days as well as an announcement on the Diocese of Scranton web site confirm that the Vatican has defrocked Father Edward J. Shoback. Read the stories at: The Scranton Times Tribune The Citizens Voice The Times Leader Abuse Tracker (where all the coverage is documented)… Continue reading Father Edward J. Shoback Defrocked!
The current Bishop of Scranton and his predecessor have a dismal record of dealing with the issue of priest sexual abuse. While these men should have been working hard to tend to their flocks and drive the wolves from the church, they seem to be proud of the fact that they have kept the financial… Continue reading Shameful Legacy