Omaha priest accused of sexual abuse


OMAHA, Neb. –
Omaha’s Archdiocese said it is investigating allegations of sexual abuse against a pastor.

Officials said the accusations date back 40 years.

The Rev. Franklin Dvorak is the pastor at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church at 114th and Fort streets.

Dvorak was placed on administrative leave while an investigation is completed.

The allegations surfaced at the end of March that Dvorak sexually abused a female student from 1970 to 1972 while he was at a parish in Norfolk, Neb. He has been pastor at St. Elizabeth’s since 2007.

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