Fr. Joseph F. Mika

Order: OFM
Ordained: 1951
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Milwaukee WI

Accused in 2004 of abusing a girl at a Catholic school in Pulaski. As of 2008, Mika was still with the Franciscans, “under appropriate restrictions.” The Order had paid nearly $16K for counseling for the alleged victim. In 1/09, however, they declined to pay for additional counseling, citing the “downturn” in the economy. Mika died 11/17/09.


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