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: Some In Flat Rock Who Evacuated After Gas Leak Can Return
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: Ford, One of Many Automakers Under Investigation Over Use of Recalled Takata Airbag Inflators
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: Ford’s Flat Rock Plant Returns To Full Production After Gas Leak
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.