List of Pittsburgh priests, accused of abuse or misconduct during the past seven decades, to be released

shutterstock_1121033426Pittsburgh bishop to release names of accused priests

.- The Bishop of Pittsburgh has pledged to release the names of all priests of the diocese accused of abuse against a minor. He made the announcement Sunday, August 5, in a letter read at every Mass in the diocese.

Bishop David Zubik also encouraged abuse survivors who had not yet come forward to do so.

The announcement comes shortly before the publication of a 900-page grand jury report on sexual abuse allegation in six Pennsylvania dioceses – Allentown, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, and Scranton.

Zubik said the grand jury report will be a “sad and tragic description of events that occurred within the Church.”

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