Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Richard Lennon’

US diocese abolishes fees for marriage annulments

Friday, June 13th, 2014

The diocese of Cleveland in Ohio is to eliminate fees for marriage annulments, in an effort to help more Catholics return to the practice of their faith. Bishop Richard Lennon announced this is to promote the common good of the faithful of Cleveland. A typical annulment case costs petitioners about US$450. The overall cost of Read more

Priest who followed his parishioners is excommunicated

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Cleveland’s Bishop Richard Lennon has formally excommunicated a priest who followed his parishioners into an independent worship community after the bishop improperly closed their parish. The conflict between the diocese and the parish of St Peter in downtown Cleveland began in 2009 when Bishop Lennon announced the closure of 50-plus parishes and churches in a Read more