Diocese of Scranton Launches Investigation into National Shrine Rector Rossi, by Ed Condon

America’s Biggest Issue: Welfare (Video )
August 15, 2019
Msgr. Charles Pope: The Biblical Roots of the Assumption of Mary
August 15, 2019

National Shrine of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Washington DC (Addie Mena/CNA)

By Ed Condon, CNA,  15 August, 2019

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington was questioned over Rossi during a ‘Theology on Tap’ session

The Diocese of Scranton has begun an investigation into allegations of misconduct on the part of the rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.

“Bishop Joseph Bambera, Bishop of the Diocese of Scranton, has commenced the process of launching a full forensic investigation into the concerns that have been raised,” about Mgr Walter Rossi, the diocese told CNA on August 14.

“Approximately one year ago, concerns were raised in the public sector regarding Monsignor Walter Rossi, a priest who was incardinated in the Diocese of Scranton but who has served more than 20 years at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.”

“The Diocese of Scranton referred those initial concerns to the Archdiocese of Washington, which investigated certain specific allegations and determined them to be unfounded,” the diocese added.

“Additional concerns have now surfaced, however, requiring a broadened investigation.” ….

Read more at  https://catholicherald.co.uk