In case anyone thought things in New Mexico were already molto originale
... well... um... the latest:
Gallup police reported receiving an emergency call [Thursday] from Bishop [Donald] Pelotte. According to a 911 dispatch log, Pelotte told operators [that] "...gentle little people, about 3 to 4 feet tall, and wearing Halloween masks were in the hall while Pelotte hid in a closet."-30-
Police report they never found anyone inside Pelotte's home....
The diocese told reporters in Gallup that priests who consult Pelotte will make decisions concerning his involvement in the church.