Michael Baker confessed to abusing boys to then-Archbishop Roger M. Mahony in 1986, but was allowed to return to the ministry after receiving therapy. However, he went on to molest more children. Authorities believe that Baker molested at least 23 boys in his 26 years as a priest. He pleaded guilty in criminal court to sexually abusing two boys in 2007 and was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
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