Fr. John E. Komar

Diocese: Archdiocese of Newark


Arrested 2003 for viewing child porn on his work computer. He had been hospital chaplain at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center for 10 years. Hospital’s computer technician noticed the websites in the computer history and notified police. Video showed Komar accessing the sites. Placed on leave. Living without restrictions at St. John Vianney Residence for Retired Priests in Rutherford, NJ for several years as of 11/13. On archdiocese’s list 2/13/19. Deceased.


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