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WV Attorney General reacts to Bishop Bransfield’s resignation

September 13th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey issued the following statement concerning Pope Francis’ decision to accept the resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield of the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese.
“The allegations against Bishop Bransfield are disturbing and warrant a close review by the State of West Virginia to ensure that West Virginians are protected. My Office will be closely reviewing this matter to determine how best we can protect West Virginians who might have been victims in this scandal. We have reached out to the Diocese and expect they will be fully cooperative in efforts to get to the bottom of these matters.”

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