Responding to the destruction of some 100 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, Archbishop Charles Chaput Feb. 27 deplored the "senseless acts of mass vandalism."
Bye-bye, "Bishop Bling." The so-called "Francis effect" may be real, at least when it comes to clerical housing, and could be coming to a church near you.
We say: The arrogance and self-importance required to undertake such a project, which will cost at least $500,000, on one's own behalf is breathtaking.
The Camden, N.J. diocese has purchased a new residence for Bishop Dennis Sullivan, an historic mansion in Camden, for $500,000