MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A St. John’s priest accused of sexual abuse allegedly told his victim it was required as a part of the confirmation process.
On Monday, a new lawsuit was filed against Father Michael Bik and St. John’s Abbey.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: UK Variant Outbreak Linked To Youth Sports In Carver County, Officials Recommend 2-Week Pause
Prosecutors say Bik abused a boy at St. John’s Prep after the school learned he sexually abused two students in the 1970s, when he was a teacher at St. Stephens in Anoka.READ MORE: More Than 1 Million Wisconsin Residents Have Been Vaccinated
They say Bik admitted to the abuse in 1998 and St. John’s allowed him to keep teaching.MORE NEWS: Faces Of COVID: Daryl Kruger, 82, Loved His Grandkids And The MN Twins
Lawyers are asking any other victims to come forward before the Child Victims Act window legislation expires on May 25.