resignation

  • Pastor resigns after church finances are questions

    A longtime pastor at a church in the Somerset section of town has resigned after “serious” questions about the church’s finances, and issues with his health. Bishop James F. Checcio will visit St. Matthias on Monday after announcing on Friday that Rev. Douglas J. Haefner had resigned after 27...
  • House chaplain seeks to withdraw resignation

    WASHINGTON — The embattled chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives is seeking to withdraw his resignation in a caustic letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan that accuses a top Ryan staff aide of telling him “something like ‘maybe it’s time that we had a Chaplain that wasn’t a...
  • PA congressman who settled sexual harassment charge resigns

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania congressman who used taxpayer money to settle a former aide’s sexual harassment charges abruptly resigned from Congress on Friday. Four-term Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan had already decided to not seek re-election this fall. In a resignation letter submitted Friday, he said that within 30...
  • Megachurch Pastor Abruptly Retires After Allegations Of Improper Conduct Go Public

    A Chicago-area pastor is stepping down from the leadership of one of America’s largest megachurches after allegations emerged that he engaged in inappropriate behavior with female members of his congregation. The Rev. Bill Hybels, an evangelical pastor who founded Willow Creek Community Church 42 years ago, announced Tuesday that...
  • Megachurch pastor Bill Hybels resigns, calls sexual accusations ‘flat-out lies’

    The pastor of a powerful Chicago-area megachurch has resigned after a series of sexual misconduct claims he described as “flat-out lies.” Bill Hybels, 66, founded Willow Creek Community Church more than four decades ago, building it into an eight-campus Evangelical Christian megachurch with a 7,000-seat worship center. Hybels has...
  • Illinois “megachurch” pastor Bill Hybels resigns following misconduct allegations

    SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (WGN) — A pastor at an evangelical megachurch announced he is resigning. The announcement comes after a Chicago Tribune investigation that found the pastor was the subject of misconduct allegations. Rev. Bill Hybels told his congregation on Tuesday that he would be stepping down from his position at...
  • Trump’s Chief Adviser on Homeland Security Resigns

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced another major departure from its senior ranks on Tuesday, with the resignation of Thomas P. Bossert as President Trump’s chief adviser on homeland security. Mr. Bossert’s resignation coincided with the arrival of John R. Bolton as the president’s national security adviser, and was...
  • Atlanta City Hall shakeup: Mayor asks entire cabinet to resign

    Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Monday told her cabinet members that she wants their resignations by the end of the day. A city official said that Bottoms has also told her cabinet — a group that includes 35 top city officials — that she will decide by the...
  • Nashville mayor agrees to resign after admitting to affair

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A month after she admitted to an extramarital affair with her then-bodyguard, Nashville Mayor Megan Barry agreed on Tuesday to resign as part of a plea deal to a felony charge of property theft. When Barry first admitted Jan. 31 to having an affair with Sgt....