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the Bishop of New York
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When the police came to pick up the young man on Sept. 9, the bishop refused to hand him over
But victim’s groups say the Vatican and the pope have not gone far enough, particularly in making bishops accountable for covering up or mishandling cases of child abuse.
Christine was the beloved wife of William H. Folwell, (former bishop of the Diocese of Central Florida) for 68 years, mother of Ann Folwell Stanford (Marisa), Mark Thomas Folwell (Kathy) and Susan Elizabeth Folwell.
When the police came to pick up the young man on Sept. 9, the bishop refused to hand him over; his father, who had arrived with police, also wound up taking shelter inside.
He was ordained as auxiliary bishop of Melbourne’s archdiocese in 1987.
The bishops may or may not possess that wisdom, but that matter is unconnected with the numbers of Anglicans in the nation as a whole.
The president also encountered countervailing pressure from those working to keep the program — including CEOs, Roman Catholic bishops and celebrities — and staging daily protests, phone banks, demonstrations and letters.
Undaunted, anti-Catholic organizations like the New York Protestant Association accused the bishop of a cover-up, and offered to inspect the Hôtel-Dieu themselves.
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The Old English word bisceop, from which we get our English word bishop, comes from the Latin word episcopus. Like many other Latin words connected with religion and the church, this was borrowed from Greek, the language in which the New Testament was written. The Greek word episkopos, meaning “overseer,” was first used for officials in government, and later came to be used for church leaders. In the Bible, bishop and priest were used to identify the same thing. It was much later when a bishop became overseer of a large district, or diocese.
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