Fr. H. Desmond McGee, Jr.

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Ordained: 1971
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Erie PA

Headmaster of Bradford Central Christian High School in 1997 when suspended after a man filed suit alleging that McGee sexually abused him on at least three occasions 9/88-10/89 when he was a 14- to 17-year-old Bradford Central student. McGee denied the allegations, and the diocese claimed the charges were too old to pursue. The suit was dismissed due to the statute of limitations. McGee returned to active status. He was elevated to Monsignor before the suit’s dismissal was announced. Name not included on the diocese’s 4/6/18 list. PA authorities opened investigation in 8/18, after release of PA Grand Jury Report, which did not include McGee. Name added to Erie list 10/18. McGee’s accuser again filed suit 8/11/20 alleged abuse 1987-90 by McGee and Fr. Michael Amy.

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