Denver Newsroom, Apr 30, 2021 / 13:00 pm
An Owensboro, Kentucky priest says he is “on cloud nine” after receiving word that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith had reinstated his faculties after he appealed his permanent suspension from public ministry.
“When the letter [from the CDF] came, I was telling them I was almost afraid to open it because you don’t know what the news is,” said Fr. Joseph Edward Bradley to 14 News on April 26.
“I am so happy I can hardly talk,” he said. He said that it was the prayers and support of his “good friends” who got him through his suspension.
“After two years, it was getting more and more difficult,” said Bradley, as he waited for word on the status of the appeal.