Priest On Administrative Leave, Allegation Of Sexual Abuse


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An Omaha priest has been put on administrative leave by Archbishop George Lucas after an allegation of sexual abuse.

Reverend Franklin A. Dvorak, pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Parish in Omaha is accused of sexually abusing a female student from 1970-1972.

Dvorak denies sexually abusing a minor.

A letter written by Archbishop Lucas informing parishioners of the allegation was given to St. Elizabeth Ann and St. James parishioners at the weekend Masses.

Deacon Timothy F. McNeil, chancellor of the Archdiocese of Omaha, says the allegation was reported to law enforcement officials and the Archdiocesan Review Board.

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