Fr. James N. Jablonowski

Ordained: 1968
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Milwaukee WI

In 5/02 two people separately came forward to the archdiocese with allegations that they had been sexually abused as minors by Jablonowski in the 1970s. The complaints were referred to D.A.’s office. Jablonowski was placed on leave. The D.A. did not pursue charges due to the statute of limitations. The Archdiocese had an independent investigator look into matter who substantiated the claims. Another alleged victim came forward in 9/02; again, no prosecution due to SOL. Name appeared on Archdiocese’s list in 7/04. Fully restricted from ministry. Laicized 6/30/06, per personnel files released in 7/13.

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