Bishop Martino, a vocal pro-lifer and the head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Scranton, announced today that he has resigned, after six years on the job. His retirement comes at the unusually low age of 62. General retirement age for Catholic bishops is 75. Martino cited poor health for his need to resign. WNEP reporterd that Martino said, "The Diocese of Scranton requires a bishop who is at least physically vigorous. I am not that bishop." Cardinal Justin Regali of the Philadelphia...Read Full Story
Bishop Martino of Scranton, who has gained attention for his pro-life voice, has announced that will resign at only 62. Find more articles, news and information about Bishop Martino here.