News archive 2009

Notice Concerning Mr Clive Lynn

30 September 2009

Notice Concerning Mr Clive Lynn

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin wishes to make it known that Clive Lynn, also known as Cathal O’ Lionn, formerly a priest of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe USA, was found guilty and dismissed from the clerical state on the 12th November, 2004 by Pope John Paul II, as a penalty for the sexual abuse of minors. He is forbidden to present himself as a priest, wear clerical attire or perform acts of ministry that are reserved to the sacred priesthood. The faithful are to be alerted in particular that Mr. Lynn or O’Lionn is not a priest in good standing and is consequently prohibited from celebrating the Eucharist or performing any priestly ministry.

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