Resignation

VATICAN CITY | Excerpts of Pope Francis’ letter to Cardinal Wuerl

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis sent Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl a warm letter in accepting his resignation, praising what he said was Wuerl’s nobility and sacrifice in stepping down for the greater good of the Catholic Church. Here are excerpts of the letter, in which Francis asks Wuerl to remain on in a temporary position … Continue reading VATICAN CITY | Excerpts of Pope Francis’ letter to Cardinal Wuerl

WASHINGTON | Trump says he prefer not to fire deputy attorney general

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he would “certainly prefer not” to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and that he may delay a highly anticipated meeting with the Justice Department’s No. 2 official. Trump said Rosenstein denied making remarks first attributed to him in a New York Times report, including that he had discussed … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says he prefer not to fire deputy attorney general

SAN DIEGO | San Diego diocese adds 8 priests to list of predators

SAN DIEGO— The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego has added eight priests to its list of those believed to have molested children. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Bishop Robert McElroy’s move responds to recent events including a Pennsylvania grand jury report that found children had been molested by priests there and the resignation … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | San Diego diocese adds 8 priests to list of predators

Missouri News: Branson Alderwoman Betsy Seay Resigns

BRANSON, MO – Branson Alderwoman Betsy Seay is resigning from the Board of Aldermen as of September 1, 2018.  Mayor Karen Best read a resignation letter from Seay at Tuesday night’s Board of Aldermen meeting. Alderwoman Seay has served on the board, representing Ward III for 2 1/2 Years.  Seay has moved out of her … Continue reading Missouri News: Branson Alderwoman Betsy Seay Resigns

DUBLIN  | Vatican ex-ambassador pens j’accuse in McCarrick affair

DUBLIN  — The Vatican’s retired ambassador to the United States has penned an 11-page letter accusing senior Vatican officials of knowing as early as 2000 that the disgraced former archbishop of Washington, ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, regularly invited seminarians into his bed, but promoted him to cardinal nevertheless. The National Catholic Register and another conservative site, … Continue reading DUBLIN  | Vatican ex-ambassador pens j’accuse in McCarrick affair

Senators assistant GM resigns amid harassment charges

Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee resigned Tuesday amid charges of harassment stemming from an incident at the NHL scouting combine in May. The team announced Lee’s resignation and added a search is underway to find his replacement. The team said it would have no further comment. Lee had been suspended by the Senators … Continue reading Senators assistant GM resigns amid harassment charges

PITTSBURGH | Bishop: Church today ‘not the church’ of grand jury report

PITTSBURGH— The bishop of Pittsburgh’s Roman Catholic diocese pushed back against a call for his resignation and said the diocese has “followed every single step” needed for responsible action after allegations of child sexual abuse. Bishop David Zubik spoke Sunday to George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This Week” following the Tuesday release of a landmark report … Continue reading PITTSBURGH | Bishop: Church today ‘not the church’ of grand jury report

Colorado News: Governor Hickenlooper Announced Resignation of Colorado’s Executive Director of CDPHE, State’s Chief Medical Officer, Larry Wolk, MD

DENVER, CO — Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper yesterday announced that Larry Wolk, MD, the state’s chief medical officer and executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), is resigning.  Wolk has accepted the role of chief medical officer with the Wonderful Company, based in Santa Monica, California. Wolk joined the Governor’s Cabinet … Continue reading Colorado News: Governor Hickenlooper Announced Resignation of Colorado’s Executive Director of CDPHE, State’s Chief Medical Officer, Larry Wolk, MD