Fr. George Kurutz – Diocese of Pittsburgh

Father George Kurutz

Diocese of Pittsburgh

Ordained: 1944

Death: 1977

Assigned as Follows:

  • 1944 – St. Stephen (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 1944-1952 – St. Joseph, West Aliquippa/St. Catherine Parish (Wireton, PA)
  • 1952-1955 – St. George (South Side, PA)
  • 1955 – Holy Trinity (McKeesport, PA)
  • 1955-1960 – Immaculate Conception (Washington, PA)
  • 1960-1961 – Our Lady of Consolation, Nemacolin/St. Mary Parish, Crucible/Sacred Heart (Rices Landing, PA)
  • 1961-1965 – St Lawrence O’Toole (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 1965-1967 – St. Michael (New Castle PA)
  • 1967-1976 – St. Helen (East Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 1976 – Resigned

Summary of Allegations Against Father George Kurutz:  

Father George Kurutz is alleged to have sexually abused a young girl and her sister in the late 50s and early 60s. He laid next to the victim and groped under her clothing. She added that her sister told her she had seen their mother giving oral sex to Father Kurutz. These accusations are from a 1996 letter from a 47-year-old woman found in the records of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.

Kurutz died in 1977.

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