The Diocesan Communicator

Diocese of Marquette
August 8, 2005

Once again the following advisories have been received from the USCCB concerning the following individuals and organizations. They are presented here for your information:

Fr. Benedict Van der Putten, at one time a holder of a celebret from the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, has been dismissed from the clerical state by decree of His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI after being accused of sexual abuse of minors.


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