Fr. Brian Bjorklund

Ordained: 1966
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Detroit MI

Navy chaplain. Removed from active ministry in 2003 after allegations he abused a male minor in the early years of his priesthood. No criminal charges. Review board found charge to be substantive. Reinstated as active priest in 2/04 after Vatican ruled that, per canon law in place in 1975-76, the alleged action “did not constitute the crime of sexual abuse of a minor under the age of 16.” The Navy did not take him back. Died 9/25/07.

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