Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Announces 2 Priests Unsuitable For Ministry

August 19, 2018

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The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced two priests that were placed on administrative leave have been found unsuitable for ministry.

Father Andrew McCormick was arrested and charged with sexually abusing a child in 2012. The former pastor of Sacred Heart in Swedesburg saw two mistrials.

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Monsignor Gregory Parlante is entering into a first-time offender’s program after he was charged last year with drug and theft offenses. He was a pastor at Saint Cornelius in Chadds Ford.

Neither has functioned publicly as a priest since being placed on administrative leave.


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