Friday, January 4, 2019

POST: Group urges pope to uphold Apuron sentence

Concerned Catholics of Guam is urging Pope Francis to uphold the entire sentence imposed by a tribunal that found Archbishop Anthony Apuron guilty of "certain" accusations lodged against him.

The Vatican has not revealed which accusations Apuron was found guilty of, and the sentence – banishment from Guam and stripping Apuron of his archbishop title – was suspended pending the final resolution of his appeal. CONTINUED

PDN: Concerned Catholics hopes Apuron sentence will be upheld

Grassroots group Concerned Catholics of Guam is calling on Pope Francis to maintain a Vatican tribunal's decision to have Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron exiled from Guam permanently and stripped of his title as archbishop of Agana, after Apuron was found guilty in a case involving the sexual abuse of minors. CONTINUED

Saturday, December 8, 2018

PDN: Catholics question procession's future amid sex abuse cases

Barrigada resident Tony Villoria said he links a potential decline in procession participation to an abuse of the people’s trust by church leaders, notably Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron, who led the local archdiocese for more than 30 years before being convicted by a Vatican tribunal.

“I feel the crowd has decreased due to the reports on the priests. It’s gone down tremendously. Our village used to have a large crowd of participants. The Catholic church needs to rebuild itself and regain the trust of the people.”

Friday, November 16, 2018


Archbishop Michael Byrnes attended the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Fall General Assembly in Baltimore this week, where the implementation of effective policies for abusive Bishops was a major topic of discussion.  Archbishop Byrnes had something quite important to say about the matter:

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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