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Proposed protocol outlines restrictions on bishops facing claim of abuse

Proposed protocol outlines restrictions on bishops facing claim of abuse

| Mark Pattison | June 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

If a credible accusation of sexual misconduct has been reported against a retired bishop, his successor may act to limit the retired bishop’s scope of ministry, including the celebration of the sacraments and the right to be buried in the diocesan cathedral, according to a proposed document presented to the bishops the first day of their June 11-13 spring general assembly in Baltimore.

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