Fr. Joseph P. Gilgallon

Ordained: 1959
Status: Accused

Died: 02/2/1991
Diocese: Diocese of Scranton PA

First named publicly as accused in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. Monsignor. Died in 1991. Allegation to diocese 1/31/06 that a 40-year-old man undergoing counseling alleged sex abuse by Gilgallon on 12/31/86. Other priests active during that time confirmed to the diocese that the allegation was true and occurred in the rectory. Gilgallon’s name was included on the diocese’s 5/16 list sent to D.A.’s offices of all priests accused of child sex abuse.

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