His predecessor had just banned three priests in his diocese from public ministry.
Kevin McAuliffe, a 58-year-old Nevada clergyman, faces sentencing next week for stealing $650,000 from his diocese.
When victims came forward, they were consistently advised not to go to local authorities until the diocese could investigate.
In 1974, church officials transferred Murphy to the diocese of Superior in Wisconsin, without telling anyone about the abuses.
Father Taraborelli is a trained exorcist for the Rome diocese, and his work schedule is very busy.
He openly declared, "he could not bear me in his diocese," though I had done nothing but good, or rather God by me.
The bishop of the diocese thought it worth while to protest.
It appears that the Bishop endeavoured to get for him a good benefice in his own diocese.
Here was a young man, from Heaven knows where, bent on entering the diocese.
Which of them ever said “the whole world is but your diocese?”
early 14c., from Old French diocese (13c., Modern French diocèse), from Late Latin diocesis "a governor's jurisdiction," later, "a bishop's jurisdiction," from Greek dioikesis "government, administration; province," originally "economy, housekeeping," from dioikein "control, govern, administer, manage a house," from dia- "thoroughly" (see dia-) + oikos "house" (see villa).