Saturday, July 26, 2014

MSGR. JAMES BENAVENTE REMOVED AS RECTOR OF CATHEDRAL BASILICA

Note: a letter from Msgr. James has been added to the bottom of this post.
At 9:17 PM tonight, KUAM posted a story about the removal of Msgr. James Benavente as rector of the Cathedral. He was also removed from all his other ministries and archdiocesan duties. 

I just learned through another source that yesterday Archbishop Apuron had accused Msgr. James of financial mismanagement. Msgr. James asked for a list of the charges and asked for time to clear his name. The Archbishop agreed. 

However, this morning, Msgr. David C. Quitugua, the Vicar General, and Fr. Adrian Cristobal, Chancellor, delivered a letter to Msgr. James removing him from his position as rector of the Cathedral and his other duties. 


It appears that Apuron needs a scapegoat. In 2012, after Apuron tried to give away the Old Accion Hotel property to the Neocatechumenal Way and was blocked by the finance council of which Msgr. James was a member, Apuron received a note from Rome directing an audit on the archdiocese. 

The archdiocese' finances are in such a mess that Deacon Dominic Kim was heard to say at the recent meeting with the Apostolic Delegate that the archdiocese's finances were "in-audit-able". And even though the projects overseen by Msgr. James were given a clean bill of health by the Vatican-ordered audit, Apuron is blaming Msgr. James for the archdiocese's financial woes. 

But of course this is all a big lie. Apuron is continuing his war against the non-neo priests, which is exactly what I predicted he would do after he agreed to "build bridges" at the recent meeting with the Apostolic Delegate. 

Oh, and don't forget Apuron's insane jealousy of Msgr. James' close friendship with Cardinal Tagle.

People, it is now time to come out of the shadows. We must act now. Send me an email at JungleWatch.info@gmail.com if you wish to join me in a plan of action. We will meet soon. Rome will soon hear Guam groan!

Archbishop, stay tuned. We will all soon hear your nasty speech from Tagaytay.

The floor of hell, Apuron. The floor of hell. 



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