Fr. Thaddeus A. Augustyn
Diocese: Diocese of Superior WI
Arrested in 1966 and pled guilty to public indecency in a bus station. Frequently visited in the Miami archdiocese and worked in various parishes there. Died 8/10/81. Named in a 1992 civil suit against the Superior diocese. One man alleged abuse 1955-61 when he was a minor and Augustyn was assigned to St Joseph’s in Shell Lake WI. Diocese said suit was dismissed due to the statute of limitations; no settlement was paid. Included in 11/22 on the diocese’s list of credibly accused. Multiple allegations noted, of abuse occurring 1943-1946 in Lublin and 1955-1965 in Shell Lake. Removed from or left ministry 11/2/66.
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