Former Irish seminary president named bishop
January 04, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Dermot Farrell as bishop of Ossory. Msgr. Farrell, a moral theologian, led St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth from 1996 to 2007. He defended priestly celibacy in 2005 amid press coverage of clerical abuse that preceded his tenure.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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