Posts Tagged ‘censure’

Late Marist priest broken by Vatican, former president says

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

A Marist priest and theologian who died last week in Dublin had his heart and spirit broken by the Vatican, a former president of Ireland has said. Mary McAleese was speaking of the late Fr Seán Fagan, who died at St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin last Friday. For many years he was critical of Vatican Read more

Priest likens Vatican censure to his experience of abuse

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

One of Ireland’s best known priests has likened the censure he received from the Vatican to the abuse he suffered as a child and as a seminarian. In an interview for Irish TV, Fr Brian D’Arcy, CP, said it took him years to get over the sexual abuse inflicted upon him. “One never ever gets Read more

No censure for Christchurch Anglicans over insurance payout

Friday, August 7th, 2015

The Anglican Diocese of Christchurch has avoided censure for incorrectly using funds from an insurance payout to help pay for the Transitional Cathedral. A High Court judgment released on Wednesday said it was sufficient  for the Church Property Trustees (CPT) to repay the $4 million it used from the quake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral insurance payout Read more

Parish priest defies hierarchy in hosting censured speaker

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

An American pastor has refused a request from his archbishop to cancel or change the venue of a talk by an Irish priest who has been silenced by Rome. Fr Mike Tegeder of St Frances Cabrini parish in Minneapolis was told by Archbishop John Nienstedt that the venue of Fr Tony Flannery’s talk be changed Read more

CDF censure of Irish priest called theologically inept

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

A leading Irish theologian has described the Vatican’s actions to censure a founder of Ireland’s Association of Catholic Priests as “theologically inept”. In a new book, Augustinian Fr Gabriel Daly examines the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s 2012 silencing of Fr Tony Flannery and its suspending him from ministry. Fr Flannery, a Redemptorist, Read more