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 Dismissed from the clerical state, laicized
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
Michael Malawy 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
Joseph Sito Dismissed from the clerical state, laicized
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
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
Currently on a leave of absence and restricted from public ministry
Albert Hillebrand Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Walter Lezuchowski 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
Father Loren O'Dea Currently on a leave of absence and restricted from public ministry
Thomas Physician Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
Herbert Richey Laicized in Toledo, attempted to find work in Detroit church ministry
Father Gary Schulte Currently on a leave of absence and restricted from public ministry while his case is under review
Gerald Shirilla Deceased, previously removed from public ministry
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
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 Clerics

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

Name Religious Order
Father Timothy Conlon Crosier Fathers (OSC), public ministry restricted
Father Neil Emon Crosier Fathers (OSC)
Father John Farris Vincentian Fathers (CM), deceased
Father Thomas Johnston Dominican priest (OP)
Father James Kurtz Jesuit priest (SJ)
Father Bruce Maxwell Crosier Fathers (OSC)
Father Jim Moeglein Crosier Fathers (OSC)
Father Thomas O’Brien Crosier Fathers (OSC)
Father John Powell Jesuit priest (SJ), deceased
Harry Walsh Redemptorists (CSsR)/St. Paul-Minneapolis, laicized
Father Chet Warren Oblate priest (OSFS)
Brother Stephen Baker Franciscan (TOR)