In addition, diocese officials found bizarre sex toys in Wallin's residence, the sources said.
Kevin McAuliffe, a 58-year-old Nevada clergyman, faces sentencing next week for stealing $650,000 from his diocese.
Anyone who crossed the wrong cardinals in Rome risked being sent to oversee the troubled American diocese.
When victims came forward, they were consistently advised not to go to local authorities until the diocese could investigate.
More than $600,000 has been paid in lawsuits to victims in the Los Angeles diocese.
He openly declared, "he could not bear me in his diocese," though I had done nothing but good, or rather God by me.
She was born in 1774, in the diocese of Mnster, the child of poor peasants.
It appears that the Bishop endeavoured to get for him a good benefice in his own diocese.
There was as yet no bishopric of Oxford, and the diocese was that of Lincoln.
Which of them ever said “the whole world is but your diocese?”
early 14c., from Old French diocese (13c., Modern French diocèse), from Late Latin diocesis "a governor's jurisdiction," later, "a bishop's jurisdiction," from Greek dioikesis "government, administration; province," originally "economy, housekeeping," from dioikein "control, govern, administer, manage a house," from dia- "thoroughly" (see dia-) + oikos "house" (see villa).