Fr. Charles J. Strelick

Ordained: 1956
Status: Accused

Died: 04/7/2017
Diocese: Diocese of Marquette MI

Named publicly as accused in the MI A.G.’s report in 10/22. In 8/20 a man told the diocese that Strelick sexually abused him at age 8 in 1991 during confession. The man said that he told Strelick that two older boys had sexually abused him, and that Strelick then touched him and made him perform oral sex, and did other “weird things.” Strelick was pastor of St. John the Evangelist in Ishpeming during the time in question. He died in 2017.

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