The Bishop of Dromore has resigned amid controversy over celebrating Mass alongside a priest he knew was a paedophile. The move was confirmed by his solicitor, Arthur J Downey and Company. Bishop John McAreavey acknowledged that media reports had “disturbed and upset many people in the diocese and further afield”.
Name: John McAreavey
Announcement Date: February 28, 2018, 11:00pm
Resignation Date: February 28, 2018, 11:00pm