Br. Phillip Vorlick

Order: CFC
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

One of ten brothers and two laymen accused by more than 30 men in a 5/13 civil case of abuse at three Chicago schools run by the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers North American Province. Order agreed to massive $16.5M settlement in 5/13 with 400 plaintiffs claiming abuse by multiple order priests and brothers. Unclear if the order has substantiated any of the allegations against the eight newly-accused brothers, including Vorlick.

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