Fr. Leonard Cornelius

Order: OFM
Ordained: 1969
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Marquette MI

Per the MI Attorney General’s Report in 10/22, Cornelius abused a minor, possibly a 16-year-old boy, in the 1980s while chaplain at The Carmelite Monastery in Iron Mountain. He was removed by his Order, sent to treatment, then assigned outside of the diocese. In 10/2022 he was a homilist for the Byzantine Catholic Church in Pittsburgh PA.

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