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Published: June 27, 2019

Five Former Pedophile Priests Charged with Sexual Misconduct Amid Michigan Investigation: ‘This Is Only the Tip of the Iceberg’

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The sin nature is that aspect in man that makes him rebellious against God. When we speak of the sin nature, we refer to the fact that we have a natural inclination to sin; given the choice to do God’s will or our own, we will naturally choose to do our own thing.

Five former priests at various dioceses in Michigan have been charged with various criminal offenses related to sexual misconduct, the state’s attorney general announced Friday.

ABC News reports that four of the five clergy members named at a news conference Friday were arrested, while the fifth now lives in India and faces possible extradition to the United States.

Four of the five men named by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel at a Friday news conference have been arrested.

The fifth is now living in India and Nessel said authorities hope to extradite him to the U.S.

Nessel said there were “many other cases” she wanted to prosecute but didn’t because they had reached the statute of limitations, the former priests were deceased or the victims did not want to come forward.

“These were cases that were chargeable cases for us,” Nessel said.

Among those charged are 55-year-old Patrick Casey, 69-year-old Timothy Michael Crowley, 80-year-old Vincent DeLorenzo, 63-year-old Neil Kalina and 84-year-old Jacob Vellian, according to ABC News. Their alleged victims were largely minors, with the exception of Casey, who is charged with performing non-consensual oral sex on a 24-year-old.

Casey, Crowley and DeLorenzo face charges of criminal sexual conduct, according to

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