Priest arrested for offense involving 'minor female'
By Dennis Yusko
Albany Times Union
|New Catholic Priests J.
Michael Taylor is introduced at mass by Bishop Howard J.
Hubbard during a Rite of Ordination at the Cathedral of the
Immaculate Conception in Albany N.Y. Saturday June 9, 2012.
BALLSTON SPA - A priest in the Albany Roman
Catholic Diocese has been arrested and the Saratoga County
District Attorney's office says the charge involves an
offense committed against a "minor female."
Officials identified him as James
Michael Taylor, 30.
Authorities have not yet released charges he faces.
District Attorney James
A. Murphy III and Sheriff Michael
H. Zurlo will discuss the arrest at a 10:30 a.m.
Taylor was ordained in 2012. He was raised in a Protestant
family in Georgia and began his conversion to Catholicism while
a freshman in college.
He completed his pre-theology training at Siena
College and his studies at Mundelein Seminary at the University
of Saint Mary of the Lake in Chicago. He is a U.S.