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Archbishop Lori expresses regret over West Va. probe in recent video

WASHINGTON -- After a major newspaper published a story about alleged financial and sexual misconduct by a West Virginia bishop, a prelate overseeing the...

Update: Archbishop Lori says investigation reveals accounts of sexual harassment by...

BALTIMORE -- Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore released additional details June 5 about the investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and financial improprieties...

West Virginia attorney general brings lawsuit against diocese, Bishop Bransfield

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The attorney general of West Virginia has brought a civil suit against the Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and its former bishop,...

New delegate of administrative affairs named for West Virginia diocese

WHEELING, W.Va. -- The layman who is the new delegate of administrative affairs for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston said he will dedicate himself to...

Bishop Bransfield resignation accepted, investigation launched in W. Va.

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Michael J. Bransfield of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, and has instructed Archbishop William E. Lori...

Medicaid cuts would would be detrimental to West Virginians, bishop says

Catholic News Service WHEELING, W.Va. — In the shadow of the national health care debate is West Virginia, a state where a large portion of...

West Virginia Legislature overrides governor’s veto on abortion bill

WHEELING, W.Va. — West Virginia has become the third state to outlaw second-trimester dismemberment abortion after the state Legislature voted March 10 to override...

W.Va. bishop denies secondhand abuse claim

WHEELING, W.Va. — Bishop Michael J. Bransfield of Wheeling-Charleston said secondhand allegations that he sexually abused a teenage boy are “unbelievable and shocking” as...

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