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A rebel priest makes his mark in Detroit

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DETROIT — From Catholic priest to runway model to same-sex marriage advocate, Bishop Karl Rodig has undergone several spiritual transformations in the last decades.

And in the process of saving souls, the self-proclaimed rebel has saved a historic Detroit church from slipping into the abyss.

Rodig, who broke away from the Catholic Church in 1989 over its stance on various issues — including priest celibacy — has spent the last three years breathing new life into the Cathedral of St.…

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