Fr. Arthur Bendixen

Ordained: 1976
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Orlando FL

Chancellor of the Diocese of Orlando 1984-1991. Seminary rector 1991-1993. Seen nude in bed with a nude boy by a priest in 1978. A former priest and a church activist claim they asked for investigations in 1986 and 1992, but no action. Sued in 1994. Accused of abuse of several boys. Several settlements in 1995. From 2009 Bendixen was vice president for programs and partnerships for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Included on the Orlando diocese’s 10/6/2021 list of credibly accused; noted to be deceased.

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