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Of the $5 million, $3.47 million would go to the diocese and $1.57 million would go to the pop star.
The diocese says church officials and the family agreed the suspicion was unfounded after an investigation.
In late 1966 he was ordained a priest for the diocese of Ballarat, then rose through the church’s ranks in Australia, working in parishes in the Melbourne region and in senior roles in Catholic education.
The 18 bishops, a few priests from their respective dioceses and a papal representative have been in town for a three-day conference on the future of immigrants.
The alleged misconduct occurred 40 years ago, the diocese said.
While in Chile, the pope addressed the case of Bishop Juan Barros, whom Francis appointed to head the diocese of Osorno in southern Chile.
Entries in ledgers record donations from parishes in places like Norwich and Fairfield County that became their own dioceses as the number of Catholics in the state grew.
There are more than 16,000 members in the diocese, which includes about 70 congregations in southeastern Michigan, Jackson and Lansing.
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Origin and Etymology of diocese
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of diocese for English Language Learners
: the area that is controlled by a bishop in a Christian church
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