Lawyers representing Msgr. Craig Harrison believe he will not be reinstated

KERO-TV, Channel 23

December 9, 2020

By Veronica Morley

During a press briefing held by the Law Offices of Kyle J. Humphrey, who represent Monsignor Craig Harrison in multiple civil defamation lawsuits, lawyers representing the priest said they do not think Harrison will be reinstated.

Harrison, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Church, has filed three defamation lawsuits relating to statements made about sexual abuse allegations against him. One of those suits was filed against The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno and the Diocese spokeswoman for defamation stemming from statements made against Harrison in a 2019 article in KQED.

“With this current bishop and the attitude that’s been displayed, I would be shocked if there’s any opportunity at all for him to ever return,” Humphrey said.

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