Fr. Aurelian W. Brzezniak

Order: OFM Conv
Ordained: 1945
Status: Sued

Died: 06/27/2011
Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

Accused in a lawsuit filed in 8/19 of sexually abusing a 7-year-old boy, along with Revs. James Smyka and Patrick Mendola, at St. Francis High School in the Buffalo diocese in 1977. The accuser claimed the abuse occurred in front of a group of priests in a shower room, and that it continued until he was age 8. Brzezniak died 6/27/11.

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