Pope Orders Investigation of West Virginia Bishop Over Sex Allegations
Bishop Michael J. Bransfield of Wheeling-Charleston has resigned, and the pope has sent an archbishop to look into claims that the bishop had sexually harassed adults.
The New York Times
Pope Francis ordered an investigation into allegations that West Virginia’s bishop sexually harassed adults, and accepted his resignation
Pope orders investigation of West Virginia bishop for sexual harassment of adults, but his meeting with top American bishops in Rome on the spiraling abuse scandal produced little more than friendly photos.
NEW: Pope orders investigation of West Virginia's bishop, and accepts his resignation, over allegations that he sexually abused adults. Bishop Michael Bransfield has links to former Cardinal McCarrick, accused of abusing seminarians and minors.
Karim Emile Bitar
Pope Francis has ordered an investigation into allegations that West Virginia’s bishop, Michael J. Bransfield, sexually harassed adults, and has accepted the bishop’s immediate resignation. via
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