Michigan Priest Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Second-Grade Boy

A Catholic priest has been convicted of sexual assaulting a 7-year-old boy in 2004 in a Detroit-area church. A Wayne County jury convicted Father Joseph “Jack” Baker on Thursday on a charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Baker, 60, gasped as the verdict was read, The Detroit News reported. Baker was a priest at St. … Read more

Michigan AG Charges 6th Priest with Sex Abuse

A sixth Catholic priest was charged Monday with criminal sexual conduct by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel as part of an ongoing investigation. The Rev. Joseph “Jack” Baker was arrested Monday morning in Wayne County by special agents from the Michigan Attorney General’s Office. He was arraigned in 29th District Court and given a $500,000 personal … Read more