Br. James Lewnard

Order: CSV
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Joined the Clerics of St. Viatore (Viatorians), Province of Chicago, as a brother in 1978. Ordained a deacon in 12/95. Named publicly as the subject of a substantiated by the Viatorians on the order’s website sometime prior to 4/21. It notes that there was a single accusation, of abuse occurring in 1978. Also, suspended from ministry and living in a structured environment on a safety plan.

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