The Michigan attorney general is conducting investigations of abuse allegations in each of the seven Catholic dioceses in the state.
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Cardinal Lacroix, 66, is a member of the Council of Cardinals advising Pope Francis. He has been a cardinal since 2014 and archbishop of Quebec since 2011.
The allegations against the priest were first reported by Italian journalists in 2017 and by the Associated Press in 2018.
Jacob Luecke, a representative for the diocese, told CNA that the decision to allow Father Medina to retain his priestly faculties and continue to receive retirement support from the Church was made by the Vatican, not the diocese.
Father Jackson, 68, a priest of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, was originally arrested in October 2021 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Providence, Rhode Island, where he was serving as pastor.
The U.S. Department of Justice said in a press release on Friday that the priest received a life sentence for the crimes.
Father Puig explained that from the point of view of canon law, despite his expulsion from the Society of Jesus, ‘there is no problem’ with Father Rupnik having been accepted in another diocese.
The once-popular mosaic artist was dismissed from the Jesuits on June 9 for failing to obey the directions of his superiors, including restrictions on his ministry imposed at the recommendation of investigators.
The Archdiocese will join more than two dozen other U.S. dioceses that have filed for bankruptcy in recent years.
‘The physical, emotional, and mental harm from sexual abuse lasts a lifetime,’ District Attorney Jason Williams said in a statement.