He was joined by the three most senior Catholic churchmen in Wales, Wrexham Bishop Edwin Regan, Bishop of Menevia
, Bishop Mark Jabale, and Archbishop of Cardiff Peter Smith.
Before disappearing Fr Welsford wrote to his bishop, Daniel Williams of the Diocese of Menevia
in Mid Wales, saying the allegation he faced was "completely false".
But in Cardiff on Friday a legal challenge raised by Swansea's Bishop Vaughan Catholic School, a prospective pupil at the school, and the Catholic Diocese of Menevia
was upheld by Mr Justice Wyn Williams.
Bishop Mark Jabale, of the West Wales Diocese of Menevia
, said the church had been assured that funds raised would not go to groups supporting abortion.
The school took the legal action along with a child at the school and the Catholic diocese of Menevia
Controversy broke out after church leaders banned three schools in the Diocese of Menevia
from backing the charity because they believed it funded abortion clinics.
Pupils from several schools in the Diocese of Menevia
, which covers Catholic churches in south west Wales, cannot join in with Friday's charity event.
The 1,400-pupil Bishop Vaughan RC Comprehensive, based in Morriston, Swansea, the family of a pupil there (Child W), and the Catholic diocese of Menevia
are seeking judicial review of the council's decision in a two-day hearing at Swansea's Civil Justice Centre which began yesterday.
The Welsh version has been produced in Wales and will be officially launched at Trinity College, Carmarthen this Saturday by the bishops of Cardiff, Menevia
and Bishop Edwin Regan of Wrexham.
Bishop of Menevia
, Tom Burns wants a new freedom to discuss "currently prohibited" issues including contraception and the remarriage of divorced people.
ST DAVID'S Renowned as the UK's smallest city, the area was originally known in the Welsh language as Mynyw and in Latin as Menevia
, and was later renamed in honour of David.
Bishop Burns, of the Mid and West Wales Roman Catholic diocese of Menevia
, said: "If what I said in my sermon added to Mr Robinson's distress, which I did not intend, I ask him to accept my apologies, without excuse or reservation.