Updated with video
MILWAUKEE -- Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, a retired auxiliary bishop of Detroit, revealed for the first time yesterday details about his removal as a parish pastor in 2007. NCR published a report of the talk Gumbleton delivered at pre-conference meeting of Call to Action in Milwaukee.
See Retired bishop asked to leave Detroit parish for testimony for that story. More video here.
Following are more of the background that led up to Gumbleton's dismissal.
Gumbleton had followed the sex abuse crisis in the press, especially the church's response. "I thought they were starting to move along."
The bishops had developed the Dallas Charter in 2002, outlining policies for dealing with sexual abuse cases.