Fr. Peter A. Burns
Diocese: Archdiocese of Milwaukee WI
A woman complained to police and church in 1987 that her son had been abused during sleepovers at the St. Peter Claver Parish rectory in Sheboygan during Burns’ first and only assignment. Burns pleaded no contest in 1992 to charges he molested another youth and was sentenced to 9 months in jail and 10 years probation. Civil suit filed in 1993; settled in 1994. One victim died by suicide in the 1990s. At least one other victim known. Laicized per Archdiocese website list updated as of 11/26/07. On Sex Offender Registry.
- Archdiocese of Milwaukee Assignment Record
- BA.org Assignment Record
- Capital Times 01.22.92
- Chicago Tribune 01.23.92
- Wisconsin State Journal 11.06.93
- Wisconsin State Journal 01.26.94
- Dallas Morning News 06.12.02
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 07.10.04
- Milwaukee Archdiocesan Website (updated 1 01.26.07
- Statement by Archdiocese of Milwaukee 0 10.09.09
- Archdiocese of Milwaukee List of Clergy Offenders 03.03.12
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