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Misconduct Allegation Against Priest of Diocese of Fall River Found to be Unsubstantiated

UPDATED: November 26, 2019

The Diocese of Fall River, Massachusetts, announced on November 22 that an allegation of sexual misconduct with a minor made against Father Michael F. Kuhn, Y.A., has been found to be unsubstantiated.

Father Kuhn had previously served in the Diocese of Richmond as chaplain for Old Dominion University’s Catholic Campus Ministry from 2011 to 2016.

You can read more about the review process from the Diocese of Fall River by clicking here.



October 23, 2018

The Catholic Diocese of Fall River, Massachusetts made the following announcement October 22, 2018, regarding Father Michael Kuhn, Y.A., and is available online at www.fallriverdiocese.org. Father Michael Kuhn previously served in the Diocese of Richmond as chaplain for Old Dominion University’s Catholic Campus Ministry from 2011 to 2016.

The Diocese of Richmond urges anyone who knows of any misconduct or abuse on the part of clergy, an employee, or volunteer in ministry to come forward and report it immediately to the civil authorities. We ask that you also call the Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator (VAC) at 1-877-887-9603 or by email at vac@richmonddiocese.org.

For more information about the Diocese of Richmond’s Child Protection/Safe Environment Program visit www.richmonddiocese.org/child_protection_virtus/.

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