Bishop Lohse Responds to Michigan AG Report on Clergy Sex Abuse in His Diocese

Bishop Edward M. Lohse has issued his response to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s May 20, 2024 report on clergy sex abuse within the Kalamazoo Diocese. “Today we are confronted with a disturbing truth,” Bishop Lohse said during a May 23 press conference following the publication of the report. “The sexual abuse of minors by … Read more

Michigan Diocese Releases List of Names Disqualified from Working with Kids

With the bishop anticipating the release of a state investigation into sexual abuse linked to the Catholic church, the Diocese of Kalamazoo on Thursday published a list of people who cannot work with children. The people on the list have been deemed by the diocese to have been “credibly accused” — though not necessarily convicted … Read more