Bishop Libasci was a priest of the Diocese of Rockville Centre at the time of the alleged abuse, having been ordained in 1978.
“I was quite prepared to retire in Hong Kong … but I was severely attacked by the pro-Beijing mass media … and I was very worried that I may be arrested and prosecuted.”
User’s Guide to Sunday, July 25
English Cardinal Nichols to Grant Faculties to Priests Fulfilling Conditions of ‘Traditionis Custodes’
In his email to priests, Cardinal Nichols said that he was committed to ensuring that Masses in Westminster diocese were celebrated reverently and following the liturgical books.
“No church should be forced to cover abortions, and certainly not a church like Cedar Park that dedicates its ministry to protecting and celebrating life,” said Elissa Graves, legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom which represented Cedar Park Church in the case.