Vatican Issues Disciplinary Measures Against Bransfield

Vatican Issues Disciplinary Measures Against Bransfield July 20, 2019

A big h/t to Rocco, who noted this on his Twitter feed last night.

The announcement is posted on the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston web page, stating “the Holy Father has decided the following disciplinary measures for Bishop Emeritus [Michael] Bransfield”:

  1. the prohibition to reside in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston.
  2. the prohibition to preside or to participate anywhere in any public celebration of the Liturgy.
  3. the obligation to make personal amends for some of the harm he caused; the nature and extent of the amends to be decided in consultation with the future Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston.

You can read it here. 

Background details here. 


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