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El obispo Knestout suspende a un sacerdote de su ministerio activo en la diócesis de Richmond

5/6/20

Comunicación Inmediata: 6 de mayo de 2020 (RICHMOND, Va.) – El obispo Barry C. Knestout anunció que ha suspendido al padre Mark White del ministerio sacerdotal público, con efecto inmediato. “He pensado y prestado mucha atención y no tomo esta acción a la ligera. Desde hace varias semanas, me he preocupado cada vez más por…

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Bishop Knestout Suspends Priest from Active Ministry in the Catholic Diocese of Richmond

5/6/20

En Español For Immediate Release: May 6, 2020 (RICHMOND, Va.) – Bishop Barry C. Knestout announced he has suspended Father Mark White from public priestly ministry, effective immediately. “I have given this considerable amount of thought and attention and I do not take this action lightly. For several weeks now, I have become more and…

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Bishop Chairmen Condemn Racism and Xenophobia in the Context of the Coronavirus Pandemic

5/5/20

May 5, 2020 WASHINGTON – In the midst of fear and anxiety being fueled by the COVID-19 virus, there have been increased reports of incidents of racism and xenophobia against Americans of Asian and Pacific Island heritage. Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez of Philadelphia and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee for…

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Renewing the Consecration of the United States to the Care of Our Blessed Mother

4/30/20

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the USCCB has announced that the U.S. bishops will join the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on May 1 in renewing the consecrations of the two nations to the care of our Blessed Mother. Join us in prayer, Friday, May 1st, in reconsecrating our nations to…

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U.S. and Canadian Catholic Bishops to Seek Intercession of Mary, Mother of the Church, for Strength in Struggle Against COVID-19

4/23/20

April 23, 2020 WASHINGTON – As the world continues to face the ongoing effects of the global pandemic of the coronavirus, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has announced that the U.S. bishops will join the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on May 1…

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ALERT: Email Scam Targets Faithful of the Diocese

4/21/20

For Immediate Release: April 21, 2020 The Catholic Diocese of Richmond has been made aware of individuals receiving emails from scammers impersonating the Most Rev. Barry C. Knestout, bishop of Richmond. The emails are from a fake gmail account and begin with a “hi, how are you doing” message then ask for “assistance from you,…

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Announcement: April Clergy Assignment

4/13/20

For Immediate Release: April 13, 2020 New Appointment for Pastor of St. Joseph in Martinsville and St. Francis of Assisi in Rocky Mount (RICHMOND, Va.) – The Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout, Bishop of Richmond, has announced the following clergy appointment: Reverend Mark White, from pastor of St. Joseph in Martinsville and St. Francis of…

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UPDATE: Diocesan Review Board Concludes Investigation of Rev. Msgr. Raymond A. Barton, Retired

4/13/20

For Immediate Release: April 13, 2020 Diocesan Review Board Concludes Investigation of Rev. Msgr. Raymond A. Barton Retired Priest Name Not Added to Diocesan List of Clergy with a Credible and Substantiated Allegation of Child Sexual Abuse   (RICHMOND, Va.) – Following a lengthy investigation by the Diocesan Review Board, Bishop Barry C. Knestout of…

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A different kind of Easter celebration

4/13/20

Brian T. Olszewski | The Catholic Virginian | April 13, 2020 The Triduum and Easter didn’t change, but how Catholics in the Diocese of Richmond and throughout the world celebrated them did. Due to COVID-19 and restrictions on gatherings due to concern about its spread, public Masses have been suspended in the diocese since March…

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Holy Days Celebrated with Faithful Through Livestream

4/12/20

Bishop Knestout Celebrates 2020 Holy Day Liturgies and Easter Sunday Mass via Livestream to Reach Diocesan Faithful   Easter Sunday Mass | April 12 Livestream of Mass:   Holy Saturday | Easter Vigil  Livestream of Mass:    Good Friday | The Passion of the Lord    Livestream of Good Friday Liturgy:     Holy Thursday…

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