Vatican rules for bishops in church-closure cases

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CLEVELAND (RNS) A Catholic bishop, acting on what he believes to be good for his entire diocese, can close any parish, even if the parish is financially stable and has vibrant membership, the Vatican’s highest court has ruled. The decision does not bode well for a string of Cleveland churches that have already been closed […]

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