Bloomfield Priest in Sex Case

The Star-Ledger reports today that a priest at St. Valentine’s Roman Catholic Church in Bloomfield has stepped down from his duties, due to charges of sexual abuse that go back about 30 years.

According to the article, Monsignor Robert Chabak, 58, is accused of molesting a teenage boy over a period of three years, while assigned to St. Mary of the Assumption in Elizabeth.

Because the alleged crime took place in Elizabeth, the case has been handed over to the prosecutor’s office in Union County.

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