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Bishop-Elect Michel Mulloy Becomes 8th U.S. Bishop to Resign in the Post-McCarrick Sex Abuse Crisis

Mulloy served under Bishop Robert Gruss and Cardinal Blase Cupich in the diocese of Rapid City.

The Catholic Diocese of Rapid City has announced the resignation of Bishop-elect Michel Mulloy, who was appointed the Bishop of Duluth, Minnesota on June 19, 2020.

On August 7, 2020, the Diocese of Rapid City received notification of an allegation against Father Mulloy of sexual abuse of a minor in the early 1980’s. The Diocese has no other allegations of sexual abuse involving Father Mulloy at this time.

Mulloy served as diocesan administrator for Rapid City after former Rapid City Bishop Robert D. Gruss was installed as bishop of Saginaw, Michigan, in 2019.

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