Marywood Rescinds Honors Given to Bishop Timlin
SCRANTON, Pa. -- Marywood University has decided to rescind awards given to Bishop James Timlin, bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Scranton, after revelations in a grand jury report that indicated mishandling of cases of sexual abuse by priests. Marywood's board of trustees voted to rescind an honorary doctorate given to Timlin in 2003 and a presidential medal given in 2012.