Fr. J. Michael Hornick

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Ordained: 1969
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Anchorage-Juneau AK

First incident of inappropriate behavior with a woman in 1997 resulted in treatment. Resigned in 2009 as pastor of St. Nicholas of Myra Byzantine Catholic Church (part of Van Nuys Eparchy based in Phoenix) after a second woman came forward. A third accusation surfaced in 2011. Two of the women were considered “vulnerable adults”. After news released, two other women alleged abuse as children. Hornick ‘vehemently’ denied allegations. Laicization announced 4/29/15. Archdiocese stated that it was aware of seven women with complaints against Hornick. Included on archdiocese’s list 1/16/20, noting “sexual misconduct involving minors and vulnerable adults 1970s-2000s.”

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