Parishioners in the Allentown diocese have persuaded a Vatican panel to overturn their bishop’s decision to close nine churches.See Diocese of Allentown closing churches, WPVI-TV Philadelphia, June 2, 2008.
The Congregation for the Clergy in Rome ruled that the bishop had failed to come up with a “grave reason” for shuttering the churches, as required under Catholic law. ...
Saturday, March 5, 2011
US Catholics win rare victories on church closures
Michael Rubinkam reports at The Daily Caller.
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