Charleston Diocese Restricts Latin Mass as it Promotes Unity

Following Pope Francis’ lead, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston has placed restrictions around the use of Latin during Mass in an effort to foster greater unity within the diocese. Diocesan Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone’s new policy regarding the Tridentine Mass took effect Nov. 28. The rule prohibits the use of Latin while performing confirmation … Read more

New Lawsuit Accuses Charleston Bishop Of Sexual Abuse

A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses Charleston Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone of repeatedly sexually abusing a young boy more than 40 years ago while serving as a pastor in New York. The bishop, the highest-ranking Roman Catholic official in South Carolina, denies the allegation, which was part of a flurry of lawsuits filed in New York … Read more