Fr. Thomas A. Derzack

Ordained: 1976
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Allentown PA

Suspended 12/30/19 after taking “disturbing” photos of high school wrestlers at a tournament 12/27/19. The photos included closeups of the boys’ buttocks. Diocese investigating. Police investigated – no charges because the boys were clothed. An adult spectator noticed Derzack’s behavior and told a police officer at the tournament. Derzack was not dressed in clerical garb at the time. The officer had him delete the photos and leave the school.

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