Hundreds Sexually Abused in Altoona-Johnstown Diocese

Another priest abuse scandal rocks the Catholic Church.

This time it’s discovered in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese. A Grand Jury investigation reveals that over a 40 year period at least 50 priests and the late Monsignor Francis McCaa, sexually abused hundreds of boys. Attorney general Kathleen Kane.

“And not only was it covered up, and not only were prists moved around, but Bishops Hogan and Ademec took actions to further endanger children by covering up the actions of the priests to avoid scandal.

The 147 page report from the Grand Jury provides graphic details from those who were sexually abused. No criminal charges are being filed, due in part, to the statute of limitations and the fact that many of the suspects are deceased.