Fr. James Buser
Buser, (a freshman counselor at St. Lawrence Seminary), Gale Leifeld and Jim Wolf are accused of molesting a boy in 1978 while he was a student in a Capuchin-run high school and later at a boarding house. A civil suit filed in 1993 was rejected by court in 1995 as beyond the statute of limitations. Numerous victims reported abuse but no action by Leifeld, his supervisor. Buser died 12/21/79. Name included on Capuchin list of friars with confirmed reports of sexual abuse of minors released 6/18/13.
- BA.org Assignment Record
- FindAGrave 12.21.79
- Milwaukee Journal 12.20.92
- Detroit Free Press 02.11.95
- Detroit Free Press 02.14.95
- Detroit Free Press 03.29.95
- SNAP–Wisconsin 11.14.10
- Capuchin List of Friars with Confirmed Reports of Sexual Abuse of Minors 06.18.13
- Report of the Audit and Review of the Files of the Capuchin Province of St Joseph 06.18.13
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