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Pastor removed from Our Lady of Good Counsel fires back with allegations against Archdiocese

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Posted at 4:53 PM, Nov 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-20 23:20:53-05

PLYMOUTH, Mich. (WXYZ) — A controversy is developing over the removal of the pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish in Plymouth.

In a news release, the Archdiocese of Detroit says Father Michael Suhy was removed because he was overwhelmed with running the large parish, which includes a school.

However, in a statement, Father Suhy says he was removed after informing the Archdiocese that an employee had been accused of sexually harassing and grooming the son of parishoners.

You can read the statements from both below:

FINAL-Suhy-Announcement-17-November-2020 by WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Detroit on Scribd

Statement of Fr. Suhy Version - Final - November 20, 2020 by WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Detroit on Scribd