- Feb 23, 2020
A Cleveland-area Catholic priest arrested in December was accused of several new charges, including sex trafficking involving a minor, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Father Donald P. Oleksiak has been elected administrator of the Diocese of Cleveland by the diocese’s college of consultors following the appointment of Archbishop Nelson J. Perez as the new leader of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Pope Francis has tapped Bishop Nelson Perez to be the new archbishop of Philadelphia, replacing retiring Archbishop Charles Chaput with a native priest of the archdiocese.
A Catholic priest is facing charges of possessing child pornography following his arrest at a suburban Cleveland parish.
Retired Bishop Richard G. Lennon of Cleveland lived his call to service by loving his brothers and sisters to whom he ministered throughout his priesthood, recalled Bishop Christopher J. Coyne of Burlington, Vermont.
Bishop Richard G. Lennon, 72, whose time as the 10th bishop of Cleveland was marked by a commitment to evangelization with an emphasis on the Gospel, died Oct. 29 following a prolonged illness.