Fr. John Edward Martin

Ordained: 1918
Status: Accused

Died: 11/9/1968
Diocese: Diocese of Lansing MI

In 6/2010 two men reported to the Diocese abuse as minors by Martin. Notices were placed in two church bulletins; four more accusers came forward. All alleged abuse in the 1950s-early 1960s. Pastor of St. Mary’s in Morrice, then St. Isidore’s in Laingsburg 1941-1966. Retired in 1966 when church burned down. Died in 1968. On the diocese’s list of credibly accused clerics 9/27/2019. On Detroit archdiocese’s list 6/10/2019, which notes that he had been removed from public ministry.

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