Mr. Philip Pochatko
Diocese of Erie
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Mr. Philip Pochatko:
Mr. Philip Pochatko was a teacher in the Diocese of Erie. According to media reports, in 2018, his name was included in the Diocese of Erie public disclosure list of both priests and lay people associated with the church that have been credibly accused of actions that, in the diocese’s judgment, disqualify that person from working with children. These actions range from corruption of minors to direct physical sexual abuse or sexual assault of minors.
The Diocese of Erie has not released any information about the allegation(s) against Pochatko, including the age/gender of his victim(s) or the number of allegation(s) made against him. All that is known is that he was a school teacher when the alleged misconduct took place.
According to the Diocese of Erie, Philip Pochatko still resides in Erie, Pennsylvania.
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