Fr. James Moeglein

Order: OSC
Ordained: 1970
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Detroit MI

In 2002, Moeglein was one of 8 Crosiers barred from public ministry and living under restriction after allegations of sexual misconduct. He worked in the Riverview, MI area 1989-90. One 2000 news article refers to Moeglein as prior of a Crosier Monastery in NE until mid-2000. Living in Crosier Community in Onamia beginning 2000. No faculties since 6/02 and as of 2014 was living under safety plan. Name added 11/17 to St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese to list of “priests and religious brothers who have served or spent time in the archdiocese and have substantiated claims of sexual abuse of a minor against them.” Included on the Detroit archdiocese’s list of credibly accused 6/10/19.


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