Diocese of Lansing
September 27, 2019
This list of clergy who have served in the Diocese of Lansing (1937 until present) and were subject to a credible allegation of sexual abuse of a minor is divided into four categories:
I. Diocese of Lansing clergy permanently removed from ministry;
II. Diocese of Lansing deceased clergy;
III. Extern clergy – clergy of other dioceses – that had a credible allegation of sexual abuse during their time in the Diocese of Lansing; and
IV. Religious Order clergy with a credible allegation of sexual abuse of a minor during their time in the Diocese of Lansing.
For purposes of this list, the term “credible allegation” means that diocesan officials have determined, that regarding an allegation of clerical sexual abuse of a minor made to the Diocese, one or more of the following exists:
With the assistance of the Diocesan Review Board, the Bishop of Lansing determined that the allegation was credible, i.e., that the allegation appeared to be true;
• The accused admitted the allegation;
• The allegation resulted in a criminal conviction;
• The allegation resulted in the accused’s removal from ministry or laicization; or
• The allegation resulted in a civil settlement with either the accused or the Diocese.
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