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Category: Diocese of La Crosse

After ‘hookup’ scandal and ‘extended leave,’ Msgr. Burrill resumes ministry

Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill / U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 17, 2022 / 10:54 am (CNA).
Monsignor Jeffrey Burrill has returned to active ministry as a priest in his home diocese, after he resigned last year fr…

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Wisconsin priest digs in to refuse bishop’s demand to resign

Father James Altman calls himself “a lowly priest” serving a blue-collar city in western Wisconsin. But when his bishop demanded his resignation – after a series of divisive remarks about politics and the pandemic – Altman refused to oblige and has since raised more than $640,000 from his conservative supporters to defend himself.

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Wisconsin attorney general launches clergy sexual abuse probe

The state Department of Justice has launched a sweeping investigation of sexual assault in Catholic churches and orders across Wisconsin, Attorney General Josh Kaul announced Tuesday.

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