Fr. Michael J. Burns

Ordained: 1973
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Trenton NJ

Accused publicly in 3/04 of sexually abusing a girl when she was a sixth grader in 1975. Her complaint was originally made in 2002; diocese investigated, found no proof and allowed Burns to continue in active ministry. She filed suit in 2004. Retired in good standing in 2017.

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