Field read the message: "Pope Francis, having learned of the horrific fire in Carrickmines, expresses his deep sadness over this terrible tragedy.
* Thank you NCR for remembering Bishop Ray
Lucker (NCR, Sept.
Dublin's auxiliary bishop Ray
Field stood accused by the Murphy Commission of delaying reporting complaints of child abuse against priests.
Thirteen of the other bishops were or are auxiliary bishops in Dublin and include Bishop Joseph Carroll (dead), Bishop Brendan Comiskey (resigned as Bishop of Ferns in 2002), Bishop Martin Drennan (Bishop of Galway), Bishop Patrick Dunne (deceased), Bishop Ray
Field (auxiliary Bishop in Dublin) and Bishop Laurence Forristal (Bishop of Ossory to 2007).
Bishop Morrie and I were driving back down from Minneapolis to his diocese of Paris, Kan., passing through our old friend Bishop Ray
Lucker's diocese of New Ulm, Minn.
The letter was signed by Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, the primate of the Anglican church, National Bishop Ray
Schultz of the ELCIC, as well as Joint Anglican Lutheran Commission co-chairs Bishop Michael Prsye (Lutheran) and Bishop Fred Hiltz (Anglican).
VICTIM Mervyn Rundle BISHOPMARTIN DRENNAN Refused to pass on vital information BISHOP RAY
FIELD Failed to report criminal behaviour BISHOP EAMON WALSH Embraced the culture of secrecy BISHOP JIM MORIARTY Did not pass on complaints to gardai STOOD DOWN Bishop Donal Murray resigned yesterday
"The issue of water security touches all creation and all humanity," said Bishop Ray
Schultz, national bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada.
I knew Bishop Ray
Lucker as well as I've known any bishop in my life.
CALL FOR ACTION Rundle BISHOP RAY
FIELD Failed to report criminal behaviour BISHOPMARTIN DRENNAN Refused to pass on vital information BISHOP EAMONN WALSH Embraced the culture of secrecy BISHOP JIM MORIARTY Did not pass on complaints to gardai STEP DOWN Bishop Donal Murray
Given the clear division in the house, "we have a lot more talking to do with each other," said National Bishop Ray
Schultz, who was re-elected to a second four-year term.
Lucker (whose death was reported in the same issue) consistently spoke out and acted for justice for women in the church.