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This July 23, 2019, file photo shows Bishop Mark Brennan announcing his appointment to serve as bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, during a news conference in Wheeling, W.Va. West Virginia's Roman Catholic Diocese has released a financial audit showing its net assets dropped by $4.8 million during a fiscal year that coincided with the resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield amid allegations of sexual and financial misconduct. Brennan released the audit last week. (AP/The Intelligencer/Scott McCloskey)