Fr. Francis Koryak – Diocese of Pittsburgh

| Dec 17, 2018 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Francis Koryak

Diocese of Pittsburgh

Ordained: 1961

Death: 1990

Assigned as Follows:

  • Holy Trinity (McKeesport, PA)
  • St. Mathias (Natrona, PA)
  • St. William (East Pittsburgh, PA)

Summary of Allegations Against Father Francis Koryak:

Father Francis Koryak was ordained a priest in 1961, who served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Between 1961 and 1972, he had been parochial vicar at churches in New Castle, Whitehall and Carrick. Since 1981, he was on disability leave, but assisted at St. William Church.

According to media reports, in 2009, child sexual abuse allegations were made against the priest.

Father Koryak died of a cerebral hemorrhage at St. Joseph nursing home in February 1990, at the age of 54.

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