Martino, Dougherty Officially Announce Resignations Shared via AddThis Coverage of the resignation of the Bishop of Scranton from PAHOMEPAGE.com and the news team at WBRE, Channel 28. The reason cited for the resignation of the bishop was his health. I am sure that there is much more to the story. As I have stated in… Continue reading WBRE Coverage of Martino Resignation
Video of this morning's press conference announcing the acceptance of Bishop Martino's resignation by the Pope is available from the TimesLeader Website. Comments by Cardinal Rigali of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and outgoing Bishop of Scranton, Joseph Martino can be heard along with a brief question and answer period. I will post my comments later.… Continue reading Diocese of Scranton Press Conference
Church Sources: Martino, Dougherty To Resign Shared via AddThis WBRE, the NBC Affiliate in North Eastern Pennsylvania broadcast this report on their evening newscast.
On the Diocese of Scranton website is an announcement regarding a press conference next week, presumably to announce the resignation of Bishop Martino. The Announcement reads: Diocese of Scranton To Make Announcement The Diocese of Scranton will conduct a news conference this Monday, Aug. 31, at 10 a.m. The news conference is not open to… Continue reading Diocese of Scranton Secretive and Silent on Bishop’s Impending Resignation
This morning, the Scranton Times Website had an article indicating that Bishop Joseph Martino was going to resign his position as Bishop of Scranton early next week. Still no information from the Chancery or Bill "the mouthpiece" Genello on the reasons for the "Bully of Wyoming Avenue's" abrupt departure. The Bishop has already started moving… Continue reading Reports: Bishop Martino to Resign
Bishop Martino, this is your long distance dedication: A report published on the Scranton Times-Tribune website and discussed on the National Catholic Reporter today has Bishop Joseph Martino, the patriarch of the Diocese of Scranton, moving out of the bishop's residence near St Peter's Cathedral in downtown Scranton. He is alleged to be taking up… Continue reading Sound Retreat! Martino moves out of the Bishop’s Residence in Scranton
I spoke recently with someone who contacted me through the kind offices of another blogger. The person wishing to speak to me was concerned about sending a comment to this blog and having it automatically post on the internet with their personal information available to anyone who may be reading the blog. It took some… Continue reading Contact Policy and Information