Deacon John C. Miller
Diocese of Pittsburgh
Assigned as follows:
- St. Teresa of Avila (Ross Township, PA)
Summary of Abuse Allegations against Deacon John C. Miller:
On July 7, 2019, the Diocese of Pittsburgh announced that it placed Deacon John C. Miller on administrative leave following allegations (plural) of sexual misconduct with a minor. According to media reports, Miller was actually removed in 2018, but there was no formal announcement made at the time.
According to the Diocese, Miller is accused of inappropriately kissing a young girl.
At the time of his removal, Miller was assigned to St. Teresa of Avila parish in Ross Township.
The Diocese’s internal investigation is ongoing, according to the Diocese spokesperson, but it has been delayed due to Miller’s health. Law enforcement is also aware of the allegation.
There is a canonical proceeding to remove Miller from the diaconate now pending at the Vatican, according to the Diocese.
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