Fr. Franklin Dvorak

Ordained: 1970
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Omaha NE

Dvorak, pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Parish in Omaha since 2007, was removed 4/12 after allegations he had sexually abused a female student 1970-1972. He was assigned to Sacred Heart/St. Mary’s Parish in Norfolk, NE 1970-1974. Dvorak denied the allegations. Review board found evidence met “credible” standards. No criminal charges due to SOL. In 4/13, Vatican ordered church trial in Omaha. Sentenced 11/22/13 to life of prayer and penance. On archdiocese’s list 11/30/18.


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