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Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà, Bishop Emeritus of Solsona.

Spanish bishop who resigned from office will attempt marriage

Oct 15, 2021

By David Ramos

Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà, who resigned as Bishop of Solsona in August, has applied for a civil marriage license with... Read more


Diocesan administrator: Spanish bishop's resignation 'perplexing', but his person must be respected

Sep 21, 2021

By Blanca Ruiz

The apostolic administrator of Solsona, Bishop Romà Casanova Casanova of Vic, has addressed in his weekly letter the “anomalous” situation... Read more

Barcelona, Spain.

Spanish bishop reportedly living with erotic novel author

Sep 8, 2021

By Blanca Ruiz

It has been widely reported that Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà, who resigned as Bishop of Solsona last month, did so... Read more


Three Chicago priests step aside from ministry amid investigations of inappropriate acts with adults

Sep 6, 2021

By Carl Bunderson

Three priests in the Archdiocese of Chicago have been asked to step aside from ministry pending investigation of their inappropriate... Read more

Bishop Wellington de Queiroz Vieira of Cristalandia at a Holy See press office briefing, Oct. 16, 2019.

Brazilian bishop: Lack of holiness among clerics an obstacle to vocations

Oct 16, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

A bishop in Brazil who is a member of the Amazon synod said Wednesday he believes a major obstacle to... Read more