- Jul 9, 2020
Two men who believe they were switched at birth nearly 80 years ago are suing a Catholic diocese in West Virginia, alleging negligence and breach of duty by the hospital where they were born.
The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Catholic schools are closed and public celebration of Mass in the diocese is suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Expanding the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston’s Safe Environment Program, Bishop Mark E. Brennan is requiring additional protocols to increase safety and reduce risk of sexual abuse in Catholic schools and parishes.
The net assets of West Virginia’s Catholic Diocese dropped by $4.8 million during a fiscal year that coincided with the resignation of its bishop amid allegations of sexual and financial misconduct, an audit shows.
A West Virginia high school has won a video contest aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of prescription painkiller abuse.
“Fear” is a word you see a lot in the 60-page report on Bishop Michael Bransfield, which was published on Monday by the Washington Post.