Clergy Accused of Abuse

The following is a list Detroit priests and clergy accused of abuse. Next to each name find their current clerical status.

Name Status
Harry Benjamin Laicized by the Holy See
Edmund Borycz Permanently removed from public ministry
Gary Bueche Permanently removed from public ministry
Anthony Conti Dismissed from the clerical state, laicized
Dennis Duggan Dismissed from the clerical state, laicized
Jude Ellinghausen Permanently removed from public ministry
Joseph Femminineo Permanently removed from public ministry
Robert Haener Permanently removed from public ministry
Richard Kelly Permanently removed from public ministry
Dennis Laesch Permanently removed from public ministry
Alfred Miller Permanently removed from public ministry
Frank Mullen, former deacon Dismissed from the clerical state, laicized
Timothy Murray Permanently removed from public ministry
Ralph Quane Dismissed from the clerical state, laicized
Gary Schulte Permanently removed from public ministry
James Wysocki Permanently removed from public ministry

 

Other cases

Name Status
William Brennan Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Robert Burkholder Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Thomas Cain Deceased, posthumous credible allegations
Michael Daly Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Pat DeAngelo Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Lawrence Edwards Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Louis Grandpre Deceased, previously removed from ministry.
Albert Hillebrand Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Richard Lauinger Dismissed from the clerical state before policy established, laicized
Walter Lezuchowski Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Michael Malawy Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Dennis Martell Deceased, previously laicized
John Martin Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Lawrence Nawrocki Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Loren O'Dea Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Thomas Physician Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Herbert Richey Laicized in Toledo, attempted to find work in Detroit church ministry
Gerald Shirilla Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Joseph Sito Deceased, previously laicized
Timothy Szott Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Peter Van der Linden Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Gerald Vesnaugh Handled before policy established, left the priesthood
David West Deceased, posthumous credible allegation
Ronald Williams Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Robert Wyzgoski Deceased, previously removed from public ministry

 

Transferred out of Detroit

Name Status
Father Luis Javier de Alba Campos From San Juan de los Lagos, Mexico, served briefly in Detroit as extern priest
Gary Berthiaume Transferred to Archdiocese of Cleveland, later laicized
Harold Depp Once served as Detroit priest
Edward Olszewski Transferred to Archdiocese of Miami
Jason Sigler Ordained in Winnipeg, briefly served in Detroit and Lansing
Father Joseph Skelton Former Detroit seminarian, now a priest in Taglibaran, Philippines

 

Religious Order Priests

Priests who served or lived in Detroit. Check their respective provincials for more information.

Name Religious Order
Neil Emon Crosier Fathers (OSC)
Thomas Johnston Dominican priest (OP)
James Kurtz Jesuit priest (SJ)
Bruce Maxwell Crosier Fathers (OSC)
Jim Moeglein Crosier Fathers (OSC)
Thomas O’Brien Crosier Fathers (OSC)
John Powell Jesuit priest (SJ), deceased
James Roth Oblate priest (OSFS)
Chet Warren Oblate priest (OSFS)