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September 2013 press conference with Bishop Kieran Conry.

UK bishop steps down over 'being unfaithful' to vows

Sep 28, 2014

By Ann Schneible

Bishop Kieran Conry of the U.K. dioceses of Arundel and Brighton has announced his resignation after revealing he has been... Read more

Bishop Fernando Isern of Pueblo. CNA file photo.

Pueblo bishop resigns due to poor health

Jun 13, 2013

Pope Francis announced on June 13 that he has accepted the early resignation of Bishop Fernando Isern of Pueblo, Colo.,... Read more

Cardinal Keith O'Brien.

Cardinal Keith O’Brien resigns, will not go to conclave

Feb 25, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI has accepted Cardinal Keith P. O’Brien’s resignation, and the cardinal has announced he will not attend the... Read more


Pope accepts resignation of Chilean bishop accused of sexual abuse

Oct 9, 2012

On Oct. 9, Pope Benedict accepted the resignation of Bishop Marco Antonio Ordenes Fernadez of Iquique, Chile, who has been... Read more