March 24, 2006

Sued priest had resided with murdered priest

Renew America

Matt C. Abbott
March 23, 2006

News outlets have reported that the Chicago archdiocese and a priest formerly under the archdiocese's jurisdiction, Father Chester Przybylo, have been named in a sex abuse lawsuit. Przybylo denies the allegations.

An interesting "footnote," if you will: In 1994, Przybylo reportedly resided for a time with the late Father Alfred Kunz of the Madison, Wis., diocese, whose 1998 murder remains unsolved. Kunz is said to have instructed Przybylo on celebrating the Traditional Latin Mass.

In 1996, Przybylo started at an independent Catholic shrine in Winfield, Ill., according to the Chicago Tribune.

The following is most of the text of the complaint:


NOW COMES the Plaintiff, by and through his attorneys, KERNS, PITROF, FROST & PEARLMAN and JEFF ANDERSON & ASSOCIATES, and for his causes of action against Defendants, states as follows:

Posted by kshaw at March 24, 2006 06:49 AM