Fr. Roger J. Trott

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Ordained: 1970
Status: Convicted

Diocese: Diocese of Greensburg PA

Criminally charged in 1987 for abusing as many as 12 young boys. while pastor of St. John’s in Delmont, PA. Pled guilty to abuse of one; got 5 years probation, with treatment as a condition of probation, and $10K fine. Sent To St. Luke’s in MD for treatment. Complaint 4/02 of abuse of a 10-year-old altar boy in 1973, including repeated rape. Civil suit filed in 2005 claiming abuse 1973-76. Settled for $130K. Laicized around 11/04. Died in 2017 in FL. Included in 8/14/18 PA Grand Jury Report 10/22/18.


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