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West Virginia priest silenced for criticism of Pontiff

February 03, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Father Mark White, a pastor in Martinsville, has been ordered to refrain from public statements. His online criticism of the hierarchy’s response to the sex-abuse crisis had included a plea for Pope Francis to resign, and angry comments about the career of former cardinal McCarrick. He was ordered to silence by Bishop Barry Knestout of Richmond, a protege and former secretary of McCarrick.

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  • Posted by: garedawg - Feb. 04, 2020 2:07 AM ET USA

    Hate to say it, but you don't go around bad-mouthing the boss.