Canadian diocese won't pay for accused bishop's defense
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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