Fr. John F. Doherty

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Ordained: 1961
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Pittsburgh PA

Named publicly as credibly accused by the Pittsburgh diocese on its list in 8/18. Noted to have been removed from ministry. Doherty was reportedly removed from ministry in 1986, and allegations against him were not reported to law enforcement until 2007.


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