Fr. Joseph (Jack) Baker is the sixth priest arrested in a crackdown by Attorney General Dana Nessel.
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Prominent Detroit priest temporarily removed from ministry after Archdiocese deems decades-old accusation as credible.
A lawyer for a former Catholic priest facing sexual abuse charges as part of the Michigan attorney general's ongoing investigation into clergy abuse is denying the new allegations.
The Archdiocese of Detroit says a 57-year-old priest has been restricted from public ministry because of an allegation of sexually abusing a minor.
Authorities say a 25-year-old man being held in a Michigan jail is the suspect in the killing in Nevada of a defrocked Roman Catholic priest who faced what the church called credible accusations of sexual abuse in New Jersey.
"I still have nightmares ... I am unable to sleep at night," she tells her alleged abuser. "I still carry it inside me."
Five former Catholic priests have been charged in Michigan with criminal sexual conduct or rape, the state attorney general said Friday, amid a months-long investigation of alleged clergy sexual abuse in the state.
A priest with the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is under investigation after he was accused of misconduct with a minor.
The Michigan Attorney General announced sexual assault charges against several Michigan clergy, including a former Genesee County priest, on Friday.
TV5 has learned another priest who served in the Mid-Michigan area was once accused of abuse and has since been defrocked.