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USCCB president disinvites Bishop Bransfield from fall assembly

USCCB president disinvites Bishop Bransfield from fall assembly

| Dennis Sadowski | November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, in consultation with the members of the USCCB Administrative Committee, has taken the highly unusual step of disinviting a fellow bishop from the conference’s fall general assembly.

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Pope issues sanctions against former West Virginia bishop

Pope issues sanctions against former West Virginia bishop

| Rhina Guidos | July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston announced July 19 sanctions from the Vatican — including taking away the faculties of celebrating Mass — against a former West Virginia bishop who stepped down last year under a cloud of allegations of sexual and financial misconduct.

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