(RNS) — Apuron retains the right to appeal the ruling.
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Archbishop Anthony Apuron already faces multiple allegations of sexual abuse of altar boys in the 1970s.
(RNS) — While clergy abuse is well-documented elsewhere in the U.S. and in cities around the world, a similar pattern of allegations in Guam has gone largely unnoticed outside this tiny island.
ROME (RNS) Detroit Auxiliary Bishop Michael J. Byrnes was appointed to Guam after the archbishop there refused to stand down voluntarily.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Archbishop Anthony Apuron has refused to step down so the investigator Francis appointed to look into allegations against him says he must be dismissed.