News Releases

Reverend Gregory Piatt »
Published Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018
Reverend Gregory Piatt appointed Administrator of St. John XXIII Parish, Redford, effective December 2, 2018.  Father Piatt is currently serving as Associate Pastor of St. John XXIII Parish, Redford.
Regarding Monsignor Thadddeus Ozog »
Published Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018
Monsignor Thaddeus Ozog (1930-1994). Ordained in 1956. An allegation of the sexual abuse of a minor was brought forward to the Archdiocesan Review Board, considered, and has been deemed credible.
Archbishop Allen Vigneron on preparations for USCCB Fall General Assembly »
Published Monday, Nov. 5, 2018
The Department of Communications shares the following message from Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron as he enters a seven-day period of prayer and reparation leading up to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) 2018 Fall General Assembly, which takes place November 12-14 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Archbishop Allen Vigneron statement on the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue »
Published Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018
The Department of Communications shares the following statement from Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron, in response to the October 27 shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Regarding Archbishop John Neinstedt »
Published Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018

In response to media inquiries concerning Archbishop John Nienstedt, the Archdiocese of Detroit released the following statement:

This summer, Archbishop Nienstedt announced his intention to move back to southeast Michigan
Regarding the Death of Saginaw Bishop Joseph Cistone »
Published Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018

The Communications Department of the Archdiocese of Detroit shares Archbishop Vigneron’s response to the death of Saginaw Bishop Joseph R. Cistone.


Catholic Television Network of Detroit to Air Canonizations »
Published Friday, Oct. 12, 2018
The Catholic Television Network of Detroit (CTND) on Sunday, October 14, will air coverage from the Vatican of the Canonizations of Blessed Pope Paul VI, Blessed Archbishop Óscar Romero, and four others. Live coverage will begin at 4 a.m., with rebroadcasts at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Regarding Rev Robert Witkowski »
Published Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018
Fr. Robert Witkowski, 83, a senior (retired) priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit, has been restricted from any public ministry due to credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors.
Archdiocese of Detroit Offers Update on Michigan Attorney General Investigation »
Published Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018
The Archdiocese of Detroit cooperated fully with law enforcement officials executing a search warrant for clergy files today, as part of the Attorney General investigation into the handling of clergy sexual abuse allegations in Michigan’s seven Catholic dioceses.
Archdiocese welcomes Attorney General investigation into 7 Michigan Catholic dioceses »
Published Friday, Sep. 21, 2018
The Archdiocese of Detroit welcomes the Attorney General's investigation and is prepared to fully cooperate. We have worked closely with authorities from all six counties within our archdiocese since 2002, when we shared past case files involving clergy misconduct and committed to turning over all new allegations regardless of when the alleged abuse occurred. The Attorney General investigation is the next phase of our commitment to transparency and healing.