Fr. Valentine J. Klimek

Ordained: 1944
Status: Accused

Died: 08/7/1994
Diocese: Diocese of Saint Cloud MN

On 1/03/2014 the Diocese of St. Cloud released the names of 33 clergy, including Klimek, accused of the sexual abuse of minors. Klimek held many positions within the Diocese, including Spiritual Director of Cathedral High School and Director of Catholic Charities. He died 8/7/1994. Included in 10/2022 on the Chicago Archdiocese’s list, where he had worked briefly in the late 1940s as an extern priest. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General’s Report. 

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