Lansing Diocese Failure to Investigate 1990 Sex Abuse Case Allowed Predator Priest to Abuse Again

The Diocese of Lansing did not handle a sexual assault case from the 1990s appropriately, according to a report commissioned by the diocese, which was released Thursday. The Rev. Pat Egan, who was found to have sexually assaulted a man in 2014, had also sexually assaulted someone in the 1990s. Read more at Lansing State Journal

Lansing Bishop Shrugs Off Concerns About Sex Abuser

A Michigan bishop is facing scrutiny over his failure to immediately discipline a priest after a credible allegation of abuse. Bishop Earl Boyea of the diocese of Lansing waited four years to remove faculties from Fr. Pat Egan, accused of sexual misconduct. In an audio recording of a public conversation acquired by Church Militant, Boyea claimed … Read more