Fr. James R. Wysocki

Ordained: 1967
Status: Accused

Diocese: Archdiocese of Detroit MI

Placed on leave in 2003 after the archdiocese reviewed an old allegation against Wysocki of sexual misconduct involving a minor. When the allegation was first raised, officials didn’t have enough info to proceed. It was later deemed “substantive.” Allegation was at least 15 years old and incident is said to have occurred just after Wysocki’s 1967 ordination. A second allegation of abuse in the early 1970s of teenage youth was made in 2004. Vatican ordered church trial. Permanently barred from public ministry in 2007.

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