Fr. Michael Rice

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Ordained: 1964
Status: Accused

Diocese: Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph MO

Included on the diocese’s list 9/5/19 under the category, “Clergy who have served in Diocese of KCSJ found by the Diocesan Bishop to be unsuitable for ministry out of concern for the safety of our youth.” Retired in the early 2000s. Per a news account in 2002, Rice allowed accused priest Thomas Ward to assist at St. Margaret’s in Lee Summit, where Rice was pastor.

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