Fr. Patrick W. Egan

Ordained: 1968
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Lansing MI

From the Diocese of Westminster, England. Worked for many years in the Diocese of Lansing. Egan is the subject of multiple allegations of sexual harassment, sexual abuse and improper sexual contact. An allegation in the early 1990s received by the diocese was not investigated until the case was reopened in 2003. Egan’s alleged victim was age 25 at the time of the incidents. Egan was restricted from ministry in the Lansing diocese and, in 3/19, his faculties were revoked after additional allegations. Investigators hired by the diocese in 2019 determined that none of Egan’s accusers were minors at the time of the alleged abuse. However, in 7/03 a man reported to MI State Police that Egan sexually assaulted him repeatedly in 1987, when he was age 17. No charges, due to the statute of limitations.


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