Archdiocese of Detroit

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Detroit Archdiocesan Chorus Raising Funds For Trip To Sing For The Pope

“Since Pope Francis isn’t planning to come to Detroit this year, we will bring Detroit to Pope Francis!”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2015

Rev. Timothy Kane sentenced by Judge Bruce Morrow on Dec. 15. (Photo: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Detroit Priest Gets ‘Unusual’ Sentence In Charity Theft

Wayne County Circuit Judge Bruce Morrow’s sentence calls for the Rev. Timothy Kane to be jailed during the months of December and June for stealing money from a charity for the poor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2014

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Gay Rights Speaker Banned From Detroit Parish

Archbishop Allen Vigneron prohibited a talk by Francis DeBernardo for Catholics with gay family members. DeBernardo is the executive director of Maryland-based New Ways Ministry, an advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Catholics.

CBS Detroit–11/21/2014

Father Timothy Kane (Booking photo)

Detroit-Area Priest Convicted Of Stealing From Angel Fund Charity

A jury has found a Detroit-area Catholic priest guilty of stealing money from a charity for the poor after he denied the charges and said he wrongly signed a confession to police.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2014

Father Timothy Kane and Dorreca Brewer are arraigned via video feed. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Investigator Says Priest Confessed To Theft After Arrest: ‘He Did It For Prison Inmate’

A Detroit-area Catholic priest on trial said he had a sexual relationship with the inmate and embezzled money for the man and his family.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2014

Edmund Casimir-Szoka (credit: Archdiocese of Detroit)

Former Detroit Archbishop Cardinal Szoka Has Died

Cardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka, who served as Archbishop of Detroit from 1981 until 1990 has died.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2014

Commute Blocked By Construction? Pray Away Your Traffic Woes

The Archdiocese of Detroit is encouraging motorists spending more time on the road because of the major I-96 construction project to use that time to pray.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2014

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FBI Alleges Fraud In Troy Priest’s Condo Purchase

The government filed a lawsuit in Detroit federal court Monday to seize the Rev. Edward Belczak’s condo in Wellington, Florida.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2014

Father Timothy Kane and Dorreca Brewer are arraigned via video feed. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Detroit Priest, Acquaintance Face Jury Trials In Angel Fund Theft

A Catholic priest and an acquaintance have requested jury trials in the theft of money from a fund set up to help poor people in Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2014

Mark Stackpoole, CEO of Global Telecom Solutions, enjoys the creative 

vibe of the urban murals throughout the firms’ new headquarters. GTS photo.

Telecom Company Moves HQ Downtown

So long suburbs. Global Telecom Solutions has relocated its company headquarters from St. Clair Shores to the former Archdiocese of Detroit print shop in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2014

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