Vatican lifts sanctions on silenced Irish priest

I don’t think I have ever heard of this happening before!!!……Reyanna

By Patsy McGarry, April 29, 2014, Irish Times On-line

Pope Francis is believed to have intervened directly with the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) to have all sanctions on silenced Irish priest Fr Sean Fagan (86) lifted.

It was confirmed to The Irish Times in Rome last night that Marist priest Fr Fagan, who has been subject to sanction by the Vatican for six years, is no longer so.
The superior general of the Marist congregation in Rome, Fr John Hannan, said last night that Fr Fagan is now “a priest in good standing” where the church is concerned. (To continue reading click here.)

(To view the statement from the Association of Catholic Priests mentioned in the article, click here.)

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