Canadian diocese won't pay for accused bishop's defense
Catholic World News - October 06, 2009
The Diocese of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, will not pay defense costs for Bishop Raymond Lahey, who faces prosecution on child-pornography charges, the administrator of that diocese has told reporters. Archbishop Anthony Mancini said that the disgraced bishop has not made a request for help with his defense. "If that request were made, it would be declined by the diocese," the archbishop said.
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