The pastor of the Lansing Diocese has been given leave of absence while the WG’s office is investigating
LANSING, me. (WLNS) – The Lansing Diocese has put Reverend Shaun Lowery, pastor of St. Mary Magdalene in Brighton, on leave while Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office is investigating him.
The group said it was cooperating with the AG’s investigation.
The Diocese of Lansing has published the following declaration on its website:
The Venerable Earl Boyea, Bishop of Lansing, has placed Reverend Shaun Lowery, pastor of St. Mary Magdalene in Brighton, on ministerial leave pending an investigation by the Michigan Attorney General. The Diocese of Lansing is based on the commitment of all clergy, staff and volunteers to the highest standards of behavior and fully cooperates with the investigations of the Attorney General. The existence of such an investigation does not imply a presumption of guilt. In order not to affect this ongoing investigation, no further information may be released publicly until the matter is resolved after this investigation.