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The Catholic Diocese of Lansing has suspended a senior priest from public ministry because of what it calls a "credible allegation" of sexual assault by an adult male from decades ago.

AG Bill Schuette
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Attorney General Bill Schuette is investigating possible sexual abuse by priests in Michigan, joining authorities in other states that have launched similar probes since a Pennsylvania grand jury report said more than 1,000 children have been molested there since the 1940s.

(L to R) Bishop Earl Boyea, Father Jonathan Wehrle, Attorney Lawrence Nolan, Assistant County Prosecutor Andrew Stevens.
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A Lansing-area priest accused of embezzling more than $5 million from his church is trying to raise $300,000 for his defense just weeks before trial.

(L to R) Bishop Earl Boyea, Father Jonathan Wehrle, Attorney Lawrence Nolan, Assistant County Prosecutor Andrew Stevens.
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Two bishops took the stand in the preliminary hearing for former Okemos priest Jonathan Wehrle today. The court is trying to decide if the case will go to trial.

 

 


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A Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting another priest after a night of drinking in northern Michigan has been found not guilty.