WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – Pope Francis of the Catholic Church has decided the following disciplinary measures for former Bishop Emeritus Brandfield of the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese. They are as followed:
- The Prohibition to reside in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston
2. The prohibition to preside or to participate anywhere in any public celebration of Liturgy
3. The obligation to make personal amends for some of the harm he caused; the nature and extent of the amends to be decided in consultation with the future Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop Emeritus Michael Brandfield on September 13, 2018.