WARREN (WWJ) – A pastor at a church in Warren has been put on administrative leave after an allegation of sexual misconduct with a minor.
Sixty-six-year-old Gary Schulte – who has been with St. Sylvester Parish for 17 years – has also been restricted from any public ministry.READ MORE: New Federal Rules On Ghost Guns Are Set To Take Effect Next Week
In September, an allegation was received by the Victim Assistance Coordinator of the misconduct involving Father Schulte dating back to the early years of his ministry in the Detroit archdiocese.READ MORE: Science of Weather: Meteotsunami
Father Thomas Sutherland, a senior priest, will serve as temporary administrator of St. Sylvester Parish.
It’s been eight years since the Diocese spoke an investigation such as this one.MORE NEWS: Detroit Police: 12-Year-Old Grazed By Bullet During Altercation In Detroit
To inform the archdiocese of complaints involving sexual abuse of minors by clergy or church personnel and/or to speak to the Victim Assistance Coordinator contact (866) 343-8055.