Fr. Robert Shilala – Diocese of Scranton

Father Robert Shilala – Diocese of Scranton

Fr. Robert Shilala

Ordained: 1958

Died: 1997

Assigned as follows:

  • St. Ann (Shohola, PA)
  • Ss. Peter and Paul (Hazleton, PA)
  • St. Ann (Tobyhanna, PA)
  • St. Casimir (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
  • St. Mary’s Annunciation (Kingston, PA)
  • St. Joseph (Scranton, PA)
  • Holy Trinity (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
  • St. Casimir (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
  • Mercy Hospital (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
  • St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
  • Ss. Peter and Paul (Sugar Notch, PA)
  • St. Ann (Bentley Creek, PA)
  • Sacred Heart (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
  • St. Mary Our Lady Help of Christians (Dorrance, PA)

Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Robert Shilala:

Father Robert Shilala was not identified or discussed in the 2018 grand jury report but his name did appear on the August 2018 list of credibly accused priests published by the Diocese of Scranton.  Unfortunately, no information was provided as to the gender/age of the victim(s) nor the date(s) the abuse is alleged to have occurred.  However, it does mean that the allegation(s) was found to be credible by the Diocese of Scranton’s internal Review Board.

According to the Diocese of Scranton, Shilala died in 1997.  He was a priest in good standing with an active assignment at the time.

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