Fr. John H. Duggan

Ordained: 1957
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Baltimore MD

After training in Boston MA and then Albany NY, was in Scranton diocese, Archdioceses of Baltimore, Philadelphia, Chicago, Nigeria, Diocese of Camden, then back to Scranton. Worked in high schools and parishes. Sent for psych eval 1993; admitted to sex abuse of young children in early priesthood. Returned to ministry, restricted. Report 12/96 of sex abuse by Duggan of a teen boy in the 1970s at the Jesuit house in Scranton. Restricted by Scranton Bishop Timlin to convent and prison ministry. Allegation in 2002 to Archdiocese of Baltimore of sex abuse of a child late 1960s – early 1970s. Assigned to Loyola Blakefield High those years. Included on archdiocese’s 9/02 list. Per Official Catholic Directory he was at a Jesuit residence at the U. of Scranton 1995-2005, but Provincial in 5/02 assured a victim that Duggan had been removed from the Jesuit Community in Scranton. Included in 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report, as John M. Duggan. Died 1/10/04. On Scranton diocese’s list 8/19/18.


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