Fr. Paul G. Spisak
Diocese: Diocese of Pittsburgh PA
First named publicly as accused in the 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report. In 10/98 parish staff found gay and sadomasochistic porn in Spisak’s room, along with questionable photos of Spisak with two different teenage boys. The photos were from vacations he would take high school age boys on between 1981-90. Sent to St. Luke’s in MD for evaluation in 11/98. Kept in ministry. Alleged in 2002 to have abused a boy 15 years prior on a trip. Removed in 5/30/03. Arrested in 4/06 after caught at a mall secretly videotaping a man using a urinal. Spisak admitted to police to the act and said he had a “sexual fixation with the male buttocks.” Living in 11/18 at St. John Vianney Manor. Arrested in 11/21 for filming a 13-year-old boy using the bathroom in a store. The boy told his father who alerted a store security officer. Spisak admitted to the incident to police but denied knowing the victim was 13. Died 1/30/22.
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