- Jul 5, 2020
Midland and the surrounding areas of Sanford and Edenville in Michigan were already suffering from the effects of COVID-19 when another catastrophe struck May 19.
A Michigan priest who is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor says he’s innocent.
Bishop Joseph R. Cistone of Saginaw, 69, died in his home during the night, according to a diocesan statement Oct. 16. The cause of death has not been determined.
DETROIT, Michigan — Michigan’s attorney general has opened an investigation into the handling of sexual abuse by clergy in all of Michigan’s seven Catholic dioceses, as well as any attempts to cover up those claims dating back to the 1950s. Attorney General Bill Schuette confirmed the investigation began in August
A retired judge who’s reviewing complaints of sexual abuse by priests for the Saginaw Roman Catholic Diocese say he’s had an initial meeting with prosecutors.
A prominent judge who is retiring soon will help the Saginaw Roman Catholic Diocese deal with allegations of sexual abuse by priests.