Fr. Edmund F. Byrne – Diocese of Scranton

| Jan 6, 2021 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Father Edmund Byrne

Diocese of Scranton

Ordained: 1938

Died: 1991

Assignment History:

  • 1938-1940: Nativity of Our Lord (Scranton, PA)
  • 1940: Saint Matthew (Stroudsburg, PA)
  • 1940-1941: Saint Basil (Dushore, PA)
  • 1941-1945: Saint Joseph (Minooka, PA)
  • 1945-1950: Cathedral of Saint Peter (Scranton, PA)
  • 1950-1958: Saint Mary (Dunmore, PA)
  • 1958-1961: College Misericordia (Dallas, TX)
  • 1971: Incardinated, Dioceses of Oklahoma City and Tulsa

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Edmund Byrne:

According to media reports, Fr. Edmund Byrne was named publicly by the Diocese of Tulsa on its 2019 list of clergy credibly accused of child sexual abuse. His name was also added to the 2020 Diocese of Scranton, where he had four parish assignments prior to being incardinated in 1971 into the Diocese of Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.

Fr. Byrne died in May 1991.

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