Fr. Peter J. Van der Linden

Ordained: 1955
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Detroit MI

Publicly named as accused for first time in archdiocesan press release 10/02. Had been removed in 1993 after “serious and substantive allegation of sexual misconduct dating back to the early years of his ministry.” On medical leave of absence since 1991 but had begun working part time at Cardinal Mooney High School, Marine City, in 1993. Permanently removed from ministry 5/05. Died in 2/07.

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