February 03, 2006

Bishop Pilla Asks To Resign


Written by on February 03, 2006
After 25 years of service, Bishop Anthony M. Pilla has asked to leave his post as head of the diocese of Cleveland.

While he waits for a replacement from the Vatican, he continues to lead more than 800,000 Catholics in Northeast Ohio.

In finding a replacement, the Vatican has several avenues open to it. ...

Locally, Pilla’s reputation suffered when it was discovered that numerous members of the Cleveland Diocese clergy were involved in the worldwide sexual abuse scandal.

Posted by kshaw at February 3, 2006 08:57 AM