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Some clerics suggest giving troubled prelates posts in Rome

March 19, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: In Catholic World Report, Christopher Altieri explores the presumption that a prelate caught up in scandal—such as Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta in Argentina—should be removed and quietly given a new post in Rome. One Vatican source argues, regarding the Zanchetta affair, “The Pope acted as he should have acted at the time. He saw that there was a man who was not suitable for ministry but who wasn’t a criminal, and took him to Rome.”

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  • Posted by: gbrisebois1656 - Mar. 19, 2019 5:45 PM ET USA

    Doesn't the Vatican have prisons?