Pope Pius IX removes the second ranking British Catholic Archbishop from office

George Errington had been consecrated as coadjutor, or deputy, to the Catholic Cardinal of Westminster, with the rank of Archbishop, in 1855.  Over the following five years he fell out with the rising and ambitious Henry Edward Manning, then the Provost of Westminster.  Affairs in the diocese became so serious that Errington was called to Rome.  When he refused to be reassigned,  Pope Pius IX was forced  to make a decree of deposition.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation
Wilfred Ward, The Life and Times of Cardinal Newman, Volume II (London: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1897), 378 
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Religion/Philosophy
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