Fr. Joseph Mikulich

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Order: OFM
Ordained: 1922
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Great Falls-Billings MT

From Croatia. A woman from Great Falls reported in 1985 that Mikulich sexually abused her when she was ages 12-21 in the 1970s. He would visit the family in Great Falls. Mikulich worked in the Archdiocese of Portland 1962-82, retired, and 1983-85 was at the Croatian Center in San Francisco, CA. He returned to Croatia in 1986. The archdiocese refused any assistance to the young woman and did not tell Mikulich (then age 87) of the allegations. He died in 2000 at age 101. On the Santa Barbara Province Franciscans list 5/31/19.

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