Fr. Joseph E. Macanga

Ordained: 1986
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Archdiocese of Philadelphia PA

Left active priesthood in 1995 with a clean record. Arrested in Lumberton NJ 4/08 by the FBI after they found child pornography on his personal computer. He had been identified as a participant in an internet chat room. Working at the time of his arrest as a teacher and coach at a Burlington County middle school; suspended without pay. Released on house arrest with monitoring. Sentenced in 6/09 to 57 months in federal prison. Projected release date was 8/13.

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