Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.COM) - The Diocese of Duluth announced that a retired priest has been credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor female.
The priest retired in July 2012 after 56 years of priesthood.
He was removed immediately from public ministry and can no longer function as a priest in his retirement.
No formal litigation has taken place.
A press conference with Bishop Sirba addressing the issue is scheduled to take place on Monday at the Pastoral Center.