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Fr. Joseph Slowik – Diocese of Richmond

Father Joseph Slowik

Diocese of Richmond

Ordained: 1979

Removed: 2006

Assignment History:

  • 1979-1985: St. John’s (Petersburg, VA)
  • 1985-1995: St. Paul’s (Portsmouth, VA)
  • 1996-2006: Church of Saint Therese (Gloucester, VA)

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Joseph Slowik:

Allegations of child sexual abuse have been reported to the Diocese of Richmond against Fr. Joseph Slowik while serving at St. Paul’s in Portsmouth in the early 1990s. There has been no information released regarding the victim’s age or gender. The diocese has not been able to get a response from Slowik but will proceed based on the assumption that Fr. Slowik denies the allegations.

Incardinated as a priest of the Catholic Diocese of Richmond in 1979, Fr. Slowik was removed from public ministry in 2006. Fr. Slowik’s priestly faculties remain suspended.

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