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an effective life of ministry, sadly impaired by anthrax

By Diogenes (articles ) | Feb 07, 2005

A gay priest with a reputation for shower-gazing and indelicate contact and conversation announced his own resignation and that of his friend and minister of music recently busted for masturbating in a mall restroom. That's as much as I could squeeze into a lead sentence summarizing the abruptly curtailed career of Dallas priest Fr. William Richard. The expanded DMN version is available here.

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  • Posted by: - Feb. 07, 2005 4:23 PM ET USA

    Bishop Gregory, where are you? The USCCB needs your help! It is time to rewrite the HISTORY of the sex abuse crisis--again.

  • Posted by: patriot6908 - Feb. 07, 2005 10:52 AM ET USA

    Another sad, sick sinful story that spring up like weeds in the media. And yet another horrendous example of a moral malignancy among so many of our bishops and Church leaders. When the final judgement is made it will rest on many miters. What a price to pay for being a complicit poltroon!

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