Fr. Henry J. Marcinek

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Ordained: 1956
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Greensburg PA

First named publicly accused in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. Died 1987. Allegation to diocese in 11/07 from a man who said Marcinek abused him from about 1972, when he was a 10-year-old Holy Rosary student in Republic, until the early 1980s. He said the abuse, including oral copulation, occurred at the rectory, Marsinek’s cabin and on trips, including to to Sea World and Geauga Lake in OH and Niagara Falls. Marsinek may have also abused the alleged victim’s brother. He said his family was poor and Marsinek gave him money and gifts, including a car. Settled for $10K and 90 counseling sessions.

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