Saturday, November 21, 2009

New Bishop to Replace Bishop Raymond Lahey

By Charles Lewis, National Post

Pope Benedict has appointed a new bishop to replace Raymond Lahey, who left his diocese in Nova Scotia earlier this fall after being charged with possession of child pornography.

Brian Dunn, right, the present auxilliary Bishop of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., will be taking over at the Diocese of Antigonish, a part of the Catholic Church that has seen its share of troubles. It recently finalized, under Bishop Lahey, a $15-million settlement with those abused by parish priests. And then in September, the diocese was rocked again when Bishop Lahey was alleged to be carrying pornographic images of teens on his laptop while going through the Ottawa airport.

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