Fr. James Devorak

Ordained: 1972
Status: Cleared

Diocese: Diocese of New Ulm MN

Retired 7/15. In 8/17 Bishop Levoir announced in a letter to parishioners that the diocese had been notified of an allegation of one incident of sex abuse against Devorak, alleged to have occurred in the 1990s while Devorak was assigned to St. Pius X in Glencoe. Worked during retirement as a parochial vicar in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Removed from public ministry pending investigation. On 10/20/17 the archdiocese announced that the Glencoe Police Dept. determined the allegation to be unfounded and that Devorak had been reinstated to ministry.


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