Fr. Bernard Van der Schueren

Order: SJ
Ordained: 1954
Status: Accused

Died: 07/25/2009
Diocese: Diocese of Marquette MI

From Belgium. Died 7/25/2009. Diocese of Marquette announced 11/15/2013 that it had received a credible allegation of abuse of a minor by ‘Fr. Ben’ in 1989 while he filled in at St. Michael Parish in Marquette. The allegation was reported to the Jesuits and to the county prosecutor’s office. Included on the Jesuits Midwest Province list 12/17/2018. Included in the MI Attorney General’s 10/2022 report, which shows that the allegation was of sexual abuse of a boy, age 10 or 11, in the summer of 1987 and 1988. 

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