Msgr. Francis J. Taylor – Diocese of Harrisburg

Msgr. Francis Taylor – Diocese of Harrisburg

Msgr. Francis Taylor Harrisburg

Ordained:    1954

Retired:    1996

Died:        1997

Assigned as follows:
  • St. Peter (Elizabethtown, PA)
  • Cathedral of St. Patrick (Harrisburg, PA)
  • Sacred Heart of Jesus (Lancaster, PA)
  • Sacred Heart Mission (Lykens, PA)
  • Mary, Mother of the Church (Mount Joy, PA)
  • St. Theresa (New Cumberland, PA)
  • St. Leo the Great (Rohrerstown, PA)
Summary of Abuse Allegations against Msgr. Francis Taylor:

Msgr. Francis Taylor 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 Taylor was provided.  All the Diocese of Harrisburg has disclosed is that the first allegation against Taylor was made following his death.  Additional details, such as the age/gender of the victim(s) and Taylor’s assignment(s) at the time of the allegation were not provided.

Taylor died in 1997. He remained a priest in good standing at the time of his death.

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