Fr. Stanley Dominic Idziak

Ordained: 1962
Status: Settled

Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

Member of Pallotines in NY, Buffalo area. Moved to GA in 1977, following a family with two young boys, initially living with them. Left Pallotines, became Atlanta archdiocesan priest. Worked in Dunwoody, Stone Mountain, then Gainseville parishes. Accused in late 1980s of abuse of a boy at a Stone Mountain church. Interviewed by law enforcement but no charges due to statute of limitations. More accusations of abuse of boys by Idziak, including of the two brothers, beginning when they lived in NY. Sent to treatment in DC, then to the Paracletes in NM. Civil suit settled in 1992 for $570K. At least four known victims. One allegation of abuse of a boy at a WI high school in 1964. Laicized 1992, living in Albuquerque. Died in 1/17. Another lawsuit Spring 2017 alleged abuse of 12- to 15-year-old boy at Corpus Christi; settled 1/18. On Atlanta archdiocese’s list 11/6/18. Per suit filed 9/19, abused a boy, starting age 5, 1963-73.


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