Father Fredrick Balak
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
- 1965-1967: St. Augustine’s (Culver City, CA)
- 1968-1969: Office of Vocations (Los Angeles, CA)
- 1970: Unknown
- 1971-1974: 1531 W. 9th St. (Los Angeles, CA)
- 1974-2018: Unknown
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Father Fredrick Balak:
Fr. Fredrick Balak was ordained a priest in 1964, and served in multiple parishes in the Diocese of Los Angeles. According to media reports, he was accused of sexually abusing a minor from 1967 to 1968, while he worked at St. Augustine’s in Culver City. The details of the sexual abuse allegations, including when and where the alleged abuse occurred, or the victim’s age/gender, are unknown.
Fr. Balak was included in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ 2005 list of priests accused of sexual misconduct involving minors. As of 2018, Fr. Balak was listed as the Cathedral Mausoleum Director at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. It is believed Fr. Balak currently resides in Los Angeles. Fr. Balak’s current status as a priest and whether he has access to children are unknown.
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