Mural of first Memphis bishop removed after abuse allegations

Posted September 9, 2019 8:26 pm by Editor

Mural of first Memphis bishop removed after abuse allegations

Memphis, Tenn., Sep 9, 2019 / 05:07 pm (CNA).- After being included several months ago on a Virginia list of priests credibly accused of sexual abuse, the first Catholic bishop of Memphis was removed from a mural in the city over the weekend.

On Saturday, a painting of former Bishop Carroll Dozier was removed from the “Upstanders Mural,” across from the National Civil Rights Museum. It was replaced by an image of Jose Guerrero, co-founder of the social service organization Latino Memphis.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Memphis’ first Catholic bishop has been replaced on a mural downtown months after he was included in

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