By Michael Baumann The Vatican appointed Monsignor Joseph Bambera as the 10th Bishop of Scranton. Bishop-elect Bambera is a native of Carbondale, Pennsylvania and is only the second local priest to be appointed to lead the Scranton See. He has been running the day-to-day business of the Diocese since the premature retirement of Bishop Joseph Martino… Continue reading Vatican Appoints New Bishop of Scranton
I am providing a link to the article " Why Did the Bishop of Scranton, PA Resign?" The article appears on the Nation Catholic Reporter on 14 September 2009. This article lays out a cogent explanation of why Bishop Martino was allowed to retire/forced out of the curia in Scranton. While I have my own… Continue reading Why Did the Bishop of Scranton Resign?
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