October 31, 2008

Statement on Fernando Cristancho

October 31, 2008 Fernando Cristancho was a priest of the Diocese of Istmina-Tado, Colombia.  Cristancho’s assignment in the Archdiocese was at St. Ignatius, Hickory, from 1999-2002.  In July 2002, Cristancho refused an assignment to another parish from Cardinal William H. Keeler, then Archbishop of Baltimore, which led to the revocation of his faculties to minister...
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Diocese condemns effigy of Obama on University of Kentucky campus

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Bishop Ronald W. Gainer of Lexington Oct. 30 joined with local community leaders in condemning the act of hanging in effigy the Democratic presidential nominee, Sen. Barack Obama, which occurred on the University of Kentucky campus Oct. 29.
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