Names of Suspended Philadelphia Priests Begin to Surface

As Lent began, 21 priests in Philadelphia were placed on administrative leave due to accusations of sexual abuse or inappropriate behavior towards minors.

These priests were forced to leave their archdiocesan residences and banned from celebrating mass.  While the priests were not publicly identified by the archdiocese, news outlets have been releasing information on the priests under investigation.

List of priests names according to NBC Philadelphia:

  1. Philip Barr
    Pastor Emeritus, St. Edmond’s, Philadelphia
  2. John Bowe
    Saint Joseph’s, Warrington, Pa.
  3. George Cadwallader
    Saint Vincent De Paul, Richboro, Pa.
  4. Paul Castellani
    Saint Philomena’s, Lansdowne, Pa.
  5. Michael Chapman
    Ascension of Our Lord, Philadelphia
  6. Msgr. John Close
  7. Msgr. Francis Feret
    Saint Adalbert’s, Philadelphia
  8. Mark Fernandes
    Saint Agnes, Sellersville, Pa.
  9. Msgr. Michael Flood
    Saint Luke the Evangelist, Glenside, Pa.
  10. Mark Gaspar
    Our Lady of Charity, Brookhaven, Pa.
  11. Joseph Glatts
  12. Steven Harris
  13. Daniel Hoy
    Retired, Our Lady of the Assumption Rectory, Strafford, Pa.
  14. Msgr. Joseph Logrip
    Saint Stanislaus, Lansdale, Pa.
  15. Andrew McCormick
    Sacred Heart, Swedesburg, Pa.
  16. Zachary Navit
    Our Lady of Guadalupe, Doylestown, Pa.
  17. Leonard Peterson
    Saint Maria Goretti, Hatfield, Pa.
  18. Robert Povish
    Chaplain, State Correctional Institute, Graterford
    Saint Eleanor Rectory, Collegeville, Pa.
  19. John Reardon
    Saint John Of The Cross Rectory, Roslyn, Pa.
  20. Thomas Rooney
  21. Peter Talocci
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