It's Dec. 10--Do You Know Where John Urell Is?

By Gustavo Arellano
Orange County Weekly
December 10, 2007

[See also other articles by Gustavo Arellano.]
Remember John Urell? Monsignor for the Catholic Diocese of Orange? Who covered up for pedophiles ? Whose supporters continuously shot themselves in the foot ? Who was whisked off to Canada to --take your pick--combat an "acute anxiety disorder" (according to the diocese) or to evade a deposition (says suing lawyers)? That guy?

Well, it's December 10--and he should be back in town.

So where is he?

On September 6, Urell entered Southdown Institute in Canada, where his attorney Patrick Hennessey stated at the time that the monsignor would "require a minimum of three months of intensive treatment and hospitalization before he can be re-evaluated to determine whether he is able to withstand the rigors of a deposition." Of course, there's no more need for a deposition , yet Urell still hasn't officiated over Mass at St. Norbert's in Orange . If anyone sees him, por favor leave a comment here--I want to ask some questions...



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