Father Charles Guth
Diocese of Greensburg
Assigned as follows:
- 7/1924 St. Peter, N.S. (Pittsburgh, PA)
- 4/1925: St. Andrews, N.S. (Pittsburgh, PA)
- 3/1926: St. Joseph (Braddock, PA)
- 8/1928: St. Bernard (Dormont, PA)
- 1/1929: St. Ambrose (Pittsburgh, PA)
- 1/1932: St. Wendelin (Carrick, PA)
- 7/1932: Presentation (Midland, PA)
- 5/1935: St. Mary (McKees Rocks, PA)
- 6/1935: St. James (Pittsburgh, PA)
- 10/1942: St. Mary (Parkers Landing, PA) and Mission, St James (Petrolia, PA)
- 8/1944: Holy Family (West Newton, PA)
- 11/1962: St. Mary (Kittanning, PA)
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Charles Guth:
According to the grand jury report, Father Charles Guth is accused of sexually abusing an underage boy in the 1950s. The victim, as an adult, reported in 2005 that Guth molested him around age 7 when the priest was assigned to Holy Family in West Newton. The man says that he went to Guth concerned for his mother’s soul after a Sunday school teacher said people who miss Mass go to Hell. Guth molested the boy, gave him a nickel and told him that both he and his mother would go to Hell and burn if he told anyone what had happened.
Guth retired in 1973 as a priest in good standing.
Guth died in 1986.
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