Fr. Laurus R. Rhode

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Order: OFM
Ordained: 1945
Status: Accused

Died: 08/29/1995
Diocese: Diocese of Gaylord MI

First named publicly as accused on the Diocese of Gaylord’s list 11/10/2018. Noted to have been removed from the diocese and returned to his Order in 1993. Died in 1995. Included in the MI Attorney General’s 1/8/2024 Gaylord report, which shows that Laurus was accused of inappropriate hugging and of kissing and fondling girls, as young as age 6. Included on the Franciscans’ Our Lady of Guadalupe list of credibly accused as of 1/2024. (Member of the Sacred Heart Province.) 

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