Fr. John Suknaic – Diocese of Harrisburg

Fr. John J. Suknaic – Diocese of Harrisburg

Fr. John Suknaic Harrisburg

Ordained: 1950

Died: 2004

Assigned as follows:
  • St. Columba (Bloomsburg, PA)
  • St. Peter (Columbia, PA)
  • Maria Joseph Manor (Danville, PA)
  • Our Lady of Lourdes (Enola, PA)
  • St. Joseph (Lancaster, PA)
  • Divine Redeemer (Mount Carmel, PA)
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Mount Carmel, PA)
Summary of Allegations Against Fr. John Suknaic:

Fr. John Sukanic was not identified or discussed in the 2018 grand jury report.  His name was included on the list of accused priests published by the Diocese of Harrisburg in August 2018, however.

Unfortunately, very little information about the allegation(s) against Suknaic was provided.  All the Diocese of Harrisburg has disclosed is that the first allegation against Suknaic was made following his death.  Additional details, such as the age/gender of the victim(s) and Sukanic’s assignment(s) at the time of the allegation were not provided.

Suknaic died in 2004.  He remained a priest in good standing at the time of his death, albeit retired.  He also resided in a nursing home operated by the Diocese of Harrisburg at the time of his death.

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