Italian diocese takes action against schismatic prelate
CWN - August 03, 2012
The Diocese of Fiesole, Italy has become the arena for an unusual conflict within the Church, Vatican Observer reports. Bishop Mario Meini has taken formal disciplinary action against a monastic community that formed an alliance with a schismatic prelate.
Bishop David Bell, an Irish cleric affiliated with the Roman Catholic Society of Pope Leo XIII, is a prime example of the confusing difficulties created by episcopi vagantes--bishops who have been validly but illicitly ordained, and are not in communion with the Holy See.
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