Fr. Charles Van Duren

Ordained: 1952
Status: Accused

Died: 08/30/1997
Diocese: Diocese of Joliet IL

Worked in MA, PA, St. Joseph Indian School in SD, and MS before arriving in the Joliet diocese in 1970. Worked in several parishes, retired in 1995, and died in 8/1997. Credible accusation was received after his death. Name appeared on the Joliet diocese’s 6/2008 list of accused priests with a credible/substantiated allegation(s) of sexual abuse of a minor. Included in the 5/23/2023 IL Attorney General’s Report, which notes two “reported survivors.”

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