Saturday, March 5, 2011

US Catholics win rare victories on church closures

Michael Rubinkam reports at The Daily Caller.
Parishioners in the Allentown diocese have persuaded a Vatican panel to overturn their bishop’s decision to close nine churches.
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. ...
See Diocese of Allentown closing churches, WPVI-TV Philadelphia, June 2, 2008.

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