Fr. Michael P. McLaughlin

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Ordained: 1977
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Toledo OH

Sued in 2003. Accused of abuse of an 11-year-old boy in 1980 in a church rectory. Another man alleged he was abused by McLaughlin as a child in 1987. McLaughlin worked in four parishes before he was barred from ministry in 1990. A 3/04 statement from the diocese said McLaughlin and two other accused priests left the ministry without requesting laicization. Allegations against them range from credible to substantiated to admitted. In 2020, laicization in process.


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