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Fargo Catholic senior pastor resigns, citing "personal issues"

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The senior pastor at Sts. Anne and Joachim Catholic Church in south Fargo has resigned.

According to a statement from the Catholic Diocese of Fargo, the Rev. Brian Bachmeier recently approached the diocese "concerning his struggles with certain personal issues."


In the statement, the diocese said Bishop Samuel Aquila and Bachmeier agreed Bachmeier resign as pastor and seek professional help and spiritual direction.

The resignation was accepted Sept. 10.

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