Fr. Michael Howard Weston

Ordained: 1973
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Chicago IL

Newly identified as abuser in Chicago Archdiocesan Report of 3/23/06. Resigned in 9/93. Laicized in 10/09. Personnel file released in 1/14 shows he was working in Chicago in the 1970s when at least one allegation was received; no action by Archdiocese. In 2003, Review Board found allegations credible. Later worked as chaplain for Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo Valley College. Subject of settlement(s), per Attorney Garabedian in 4/22.


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