Bishop Requests Resignation of Head of Catholic Charities Fort Worth Citing Conflict Over Doctrine

The bishop of Fort Worth has requested the resignation of the head of Catholic Charities Fort Worth, after the two men clashed during a meeting about a women’s summit that Catholic Charities has planned. Bishop Michael Olson called for the resignation of the chief executive officer, Christopher Plumlee, in a letter dated April 4.

In that letter, which was provided anonymously to the Star-Telegram, the bishop says he has a “sincere and deep lack of confidence” in Plumlee, stemming from the meeting about the women’s summit.

The chair of Catholic Charities’ board of directors, Deb McNamara, said Plumlee has not resigned. His position, though, is unclear at this point, McNamara said.

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