Fr. Francis Corcoran – Diocese of Scranton

| Jan 6, 2021 | Abuser Profiles, Catholic Church

Fr. Francis Corcoran

Diocese of Scranton

Ordained: 1958

Died: 1996

Assignment History:

  • 1958: Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Tunkhannock, PA)
  • 1958-1961: Mater Dolorosa (Williamsport, PA)
  • 1961-1963: Ascension (Williamsport, PA)
  • 1963-1966: Saint Ann (Shohola, PA)
  • 1966-1975: Saint Francis (West Hazleton, PA)
  • 1975-1977: Holy Child (Mansfield, PA)
  • 1977-1984: Sacred Heart (Weston, PA)
  • 1984: Sacred Heart (Luzerne, PA)
  • 1984-1987: Saint Martin of Tours (Jackson, PA)
  • 1987-1991: Our Lady of Lourdes (Montoursville,
  • 1991: Saint-Boniface (Williamsport, PA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Francis Corcoran:

Fr. Francis Corcoran was ordained to the priesthood in 1958, who served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Scranton. Throughout his tenure, he was assigned to parishes in Tunkhannock, Shohola, West Hazleton, Weston, Luzerne, and Jackson. According to media reports, in 2020, he was named on the Diocese of Scranton List of Clergy Credibly Accused of Sexual Abuse of a Minor. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.

Fr. Conboy died in August 1996.

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