Breaking News: Episcopal Priest Michael Glenn Rich Arrested on Allegations of Child Pornography

A well-known Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Alabama, the Rev. Michael Glenn Rich, has been arrested on three charges of possessing child pornography.

Formerly a professor of journalism at Auburn University, Rich was ordained in 2006. Most recently, he served at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Birmingham.

According to the diocese, Title IV disciplinary charges have been initiated, and Rich has been suspended from ministry.

The arrest arises from a massive state law enforcement operation targeting child predators.

Details here.

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I'm a cradle Episcopalian, living in Northern Virginia. My interests include writing, policy, sports, cooking, volunteer work, good food and wine, and teaching kids' cooking classes. I retired in 2017 and now just work for fun. I'm also a regular contributor to Episcopal Cafe, and have been published at HuffPo and other major sites and publications.
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