Fr. Edward Coleman (Diocese of Allentown)

Fr. Edward Coleman

Diocese of Allentown

Ordained: 1970

Died:   2007


Assigned as follows:

1970-1974        Ss. Simon and Jude (Bethlehem, PA)

1974-1975        Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Nesquehoning, PA)

1975-1977        St. Patrick (McAdoo, PA)

1977-1980        St. Vincent de Paul (Girardville, PA)

1980-1996        St. Mary Star of the Sea (Branchdale, PA)

1989-1996        Sacred Heart (Newton, PA)

1996-2002        Sacred Heart (Nesquehoning, PA)

2002-2007        St. Bartholomew (Brockton, PA)/St. Bertha (Brockton, PA)

Coleman’s name appeared on the Diocese of Allentown’s August 2018 list of credibly accused perpetrators, but he was neither named nor discussed in the grand jury report.  No information was made public about the sexual abuse allegation(s) against Coleman, including the year, location, or context of abuse.

According to the Diocese of Allentown, Coleman died in 2007, and the first allegation was not made until after his death.  At the time of his death, he was in active ministry.


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