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A year after resignation, Bishop Stika sends ‘threatening and intimidating’ messages to priests

April 23, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: Ten months after his resignation, former Bishop Richard Stika of Knoxville, Tennessee, has sent text messages to priests that one described as “threatening and intimidating.”

Bishop Stika has “contact[ed] whistleblowers directly with threats of a lawsuit, including one who is a key witness in the sexual assault lawsuit,” the Knoxville News Sentinel reported.

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