Catholic Diocese of Erie Reaches Settlement
By Pat Hritz
March 25, 2019
There was a settlement by the Catholic Diocese of Erie in a sexual abuse allegation against former priest David Poulson.
The Diocese reaching a two million dollar settlement with a person listed only as "John Doe".
The allegations go back as far as when the former priest, and convicted pedophile, was assigned at Saint Michael's in Fryburg, and Saint Anthony of Padua in Cambridge Springs, between the years of 2002 and 2010.
The victim was a minor child at the time of the abuse.
All of this is according to a press release from Robert Hoatson, Co-Founder and President of Road to Recovery, Inc., a non-profit charity based in New Jersey that assists victims of sexual abuse and their families.
There is a press conference scheduled tomorrow at the Sheraton Bayfront Hotel at 11-30 am.
We will have more on this story tomorrow after the press conference.