Fr. Anthony J. Petracca

Ordained: 1985
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown PA

Worked short-term as an assistant in a number of parishes, and as a hospital chaplain and campus minister. There are several gaps in Petracca’s assignment history: 1988-1989 (not indexed in the Catholic Directory), 2000-2010 (Absent on Leave), 2010-2012, 2014-2015 (not indexed in the Catholic Directory). He is listed as in residence at a Salt Lake City, UT parish while on leave 2004-2005. Placed on leave 7/5/17 due to accusation of an incident of misconduct with a minor in the mid-1980s. Law enforcement notified, per the diocese. Included on diocese’s list as of 1/16/20, noting that he remained on leave pending diocese’s decision.


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