Fr. Bryan W. Medlin

Ordained: 2013
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Gaylord MI

In 12/2021 the diocese acknowledged that Medlin was being investigated by the MI Attorney General due to allegedly sending inappropriate texts to high schoolers. Medlin was pastor at the time of the National Shrine of the Cross in the Woods in Indian River and assistant director of vocations for the diocese. He was placed on leave pending the civil and diocesan investigations. In 3/2022 the A.G.’s office announced that it did find that Medlin had sent inappropriate messages to teens and young men, but it would not file criminal charges because the behavior “did not meet the threshold of criminal behavior beyond a reasonable doubt.” The diocese announced in 6/2022 that Medlin would remain indefinitely on administrative leave with monitoring, and was not allowed to present himself as a priest.He was laicized in 3/2023. Included in the MI Attorney General’s 1/8/2024 Gaylord report.

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