Fr. Joseph C. Girdis

Ordained: 1943
Status: Sued

Died: 01/29/2003
Diocese: Diocese of Pittsburgh PA

Accused in a lawsuit filed in 8/2019 of repeatedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy, who resided at the Holy Family Institute in Emsworth, in the 1970s. His accuser made the same accusations against Rev. Larry Smith in the suit. Girdis died in 2003.

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