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Local priest resigns in wake of sexual harassment claim

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) - There is an update today on a developing situation involving a local Roman Catholic pastor. 

According to a statement issued by the Catholic Diocese of Lansing, Rev. Mark Inglot submitted his resignation as pastor of Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish and Saint John Student Center, East Lansing.

He asked Bishop Earl Boyea for permission to extend his leave of absence from public ministry in order to continue with therapy. 

On September 11, the Diocese of Lansing announced that Rev. Inglot was placed on administrative leave from the parish due to a credible claim of sexual harassment made by an adult co-worker.

Bishop Boyea began an immediate investigation into the allegation.

This story is developing and will be updated.


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