Omaha priest on leave after abuse allegation

San Antonio Express-News

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha priest has been placed on administrative leave amid an allegation of sex abuse.

Deacon Timothy McNeil, chancellor of the Archdiocese of Omaha, told WOWT-TV ( ) that an internal review board found the allegation that Rev. Franklin Dvorak abused a female student from 1970 to 1972 credible.

Dvorak denies the claim.

Dvorak was ordained in 1970. He was appointed pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in 2007.

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