Catholic News Service
The Baltimore Archdiocese said May 22 it has removed a 77-year-old priest from ministry after learning of allegations of child sexual abuse against him dating to the 1970s.
Bishop George Thomas told the congregation at his installation Mass May 15 that as the new bishop of Las Vegas, he will pour his "heart and life among you each and every day."
A simple, good-humored and humble shepherd, Bishop Anthony Milone, who was an auxiliary bishop in the Omaha Archdiocese from 1982 to 1987 and head of the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, from 1988 to 2006, died May 17 in Omaha. He was 85.
To be true shepherds, bishops must embrace the virtue of evangelical poverty and shun the perks of living like kings who rule rather than serve, Pope Francis told the bishops of Italy.