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Pope Francis accepts resignation of Archbishop Philip Wilson

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The Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson leaves Newcastle Local Court. Picture: AAP Sam Buckingham-Jones Journalist 12:35AM July 31, 2018 The Pope has effectively sacked Philip Wilson after the Adelaide archbishop refused to stand down despite being the most senior Catholic to … Continue reading

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“The Bishop of Dromore was right to resign. Others should take note” & related articles

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The Catholic Heraldposted Friday, 2 Mar 2018 by Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith When a bishop loses the confidence of his flock, the sooner he goes the better The Bishop of Dromore, Dr John McAreavey, has resigned his see. Dromore is the … Continue reading

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