Holley’s ‘dictatorial’ leadership style caused issues in Catholic Diocese of Memphis, local monsignor says

By Published: November 16, 2018 6:58 AM CT Breaking News
Former Memphis Bishop Martin D. Holley ruined the fellowship in the local Catholic diocese, spoke disrespectfully of his predecessor – Bishop Terry Steib – and steered the diocese into financial jeopardy before he was asked to resign by Pope Francis, a local monsignor said.


Bishop Martin Holley Catholic Diocese of Memphis EWTN Monsignor Peter Buchignani Raymond Arroyo

Clay Bailey

Clay Bailey, a lifelong Memphian, has worked as a reporter in the city almost four decades. He concentrated on suburban coverage before becoming sports editor of The Daily Memphian when it launched in September, 2018. He also is a freelance sports writer for The Associated Press.

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