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Bishop Deeley's Statements

Bishop Deeley's Statement on Recent News of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Clergy
August 16, 2018

Bishop Deeley's Statement "A Child is Never a Negotiating Tool"
June 19, 2018

Bishop Deeley's Statement on Earth Day
April 22, 2018

Bishop Deeley's Statement on the Passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush
April 17, 2018

Bishop Deeley's World Marriage Day Message
February 11, 2018

Bishop Deeley's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Message
January 15, 2018

Bishop Deeley's Message for the New Year
January 1, 2018

Bishop Deeley's Christmas Message
December 25, 2017

Bishop Deeley's Thanksgiving Message
November 23, 2017

Bishop Deeley's Veterans Day Message
November 11, 2017

Bishop Deeley's Statement on the Positive Identification of Fr. Clement Thibodeau
October 3, 2017

Bishop Deeley's Statement on the Tragedy in Las Vegas
October 2, 2017

Bishop Deeley's Statement on the Decision to End DACA
September 6, 2017

Bishop Deeley's Statement on Fr. Clement Thibodeau
August 8, 2017

Bishop Deeley's Statement of Support for the Islamic Society of Portland
June 27, 2017

Bishop Deeley's Earth Day Message
April 22, 2017

Bishop Deeley's Easter Message
April 16, 2017

Bishop Deeley Reflects on the Threat of Physician-Assisted Suicide
April 4, 2017

Bishop Deeley's Statement on Solidarity with Refugees
January 29, 2017

Bishop Deeley's Statement on Question 1
October 21, 2016

Bishop Deeley's Statement on Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation 'Amoris Laetitia'
April 8, 2016

Bishop Deeley's Statement on the Passing of Mother Mary Angelica
March 28, 2016

Bishop Deeley's Statement on El Faro Tragedy
October 8, 2015

Bishop Deeley's Statement on Planned Parenthood
September 10, 2015

Bishop Deeley's Statement on Procedural Changes in the Annulment Process
September 8, 2015

Bishop Deeley's Statement on Pope Francis' Letter
September 1, 2015

Bishop Deeley Essay on the Clean Power Plan (Bangor Daily News)
August 20, 2015

Bishop Deeley's Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Marriage
June 26, 2015

Bishop Deeley's Statement on Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si’
June 18, 2015

Bishop Deeley's Statement on National Appreciation Day for Catholic School Teachers
January 30, 2015

Bishop Deeley's Statement on the Tragic Fire in Portland
November 2, 2014

Bishop Deeley's Statement on the Return of Kaci Hickox to Maine
October 29, 2014

Bishop Deeley's Opening Statement at First News Conference
December 18, 2013, Chancery Office, Portland (The day that Pope Francis appointed him as the 12th Bishop of the Diocese of Portland)