Father Stephen Burke

Father Stephen Burke
Father Stephen Burke
Father Stephen Burke: Arrest Photo
Father Stephen Burke: Arrest Photo

Father Stephen Burke is priest in the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America. He left his last-known parish assignment, St. Anthony the Great Church in Spring, Texas, in January, 2010. Burke had served there since July of 2008. According to the Antiochian website, Burke is on a leave of absence.

In the summer of 2010 Burke was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of child pornography. He was released on bail following this arrest.

Burke was indicted by a grand jury on September 15, 2010. However, the charges were dismissed on March 23, 2012. No reason was given from this action.

Burke was ordained to the priesthood in 2003 by Metropolitan Philip Saliba. He is a married priest with grown children.

Before being assigned to St. Anthony the Great in 2008, Burke served at Saint Nicholas Church in Shreveport, Louisiana.