Roman Catholic Archdiocese
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Most Reverend Anthony Mancini, Archbishop of Halifax , was named Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Antigonish on Saturday in the wake of the resignation of Bishop Raymond Lahey for personal reasons.
Today he has learned through the news media that Bishop Lahey is facing child pornography charges.
“I am shocked and saddened by this devastating news.
For the priests and people of Antigonish Diocese, this is a terrible moment.
Tomorrow, I will be going to
Then we will face this matter
together. I trust that we will find
the courage and the capacity to move forward."
For Further Information:
Marilyn J. Sweet,
Communications Officer, Archdiocese
firstname.lastname@example.org Tel.: 902-429-9800; ext. 312
Catholic Pastoral Centre Cell: 902 798-1787
1531 Grafton Street, Hfx. N.S. B3J 2Y3 Fax: 902-423-5201