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Regarding abuse claims against Detroit priest and others who served in southeast Michigan »
Published Tuesday, Jul. 30, 2019

The Archdiocese of Detroit Communications Department shares the following statement in response to abuse claims made against a Detroit priest, other clergy members and a lay person who served in

Regarding Reverend Anthony Cipolla »
Published Sunday, Jul. 21, 2019

The accusations against Fr. Anthony Cipolla, born in 1943 and a priest of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, include an incident in Dearborn.  That allegation was reported to Pittsburgh police and the Pittsburgh diocese.

Regarding Reverend Robert Spangenberg CSSp »
Published Sunday, Jul. 21, 2019

A religious order priest with the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans), Fr. Robert Spangenberg served briefly at Old St. Mary’s Parish in Greektown from July 1975 until December of 1975, when he was

Reverend Reverend Ronald Yarrosh PIME »
Published Sunday, Jul. 21, 2019

A religious order priest with the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME), he was based in Detroit from 1977-81 and, on occasion, returned to the Archdiocese of Detroit archdiocese from 1982-2004.  Born in 1947 and incardinated into the A

Regarding Reverend Richard T Brown »
Published Sunday, Jul. 21, 2019

Investigators from the Dallas, Texas police department recently contacted archdiocesan officials regarding Father Richard T. Brown.  Fr. Brown, born in 1941 and a priest of the Dallas diocese, had been in Detroit circa 1997-2002.  The informa

Death Notices

Monsignor Robert Humitz »
Died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

Monsignor Robert Steven Humitz passed from this life on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at the age of 85.

Monsignor Humitz was born March 29, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 4, 1960.

Monsignor Humi

Monsignor Ricardo Bass »
Died Sunday, Jul. 21, 2019

Monsignor Ricardo Erwin Bass, passed from this life on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at the age of 72.

Monsignor Bass was born June 21, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 15, 1974. 

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