Better yet, it is better to be called back to faith by God through faith.
When I attended Fairfield Prep soooo long ago trhat the Jebbies were still Catholic, we batted around the theological question as to whether Hitler or Stalin or other such notoriosos could possibly have made it to heaven despite their despicable track records. The Jebbies instructed us that either could have made heaven by accepting a genuine grace of final repentance and making a perfect act of contrition. Not that this was likely, mind you. Just remotely possible.
Now, Hitler and Stalin were not bishops of the Roman Catholic Church like Hubbard, Clark, Weakland and soooo many others of their ilk. They proved to be grossly unworthy shepherds who desecrated their sees and massacred their responsibilities. Likewise Curran as a theologian.
Batter folks than they were burnt at the stake such as St. Joan of Arc and Savanarola who were burnt for their virtues and not for whatever sins they may have committed. No likelihood of regrets or mistakes with the likes of those whom I listed. If any managed to sincerely repent, accept a grace of final repentance and make a perfect act of contrition as they would be consumed by the flames, their bonus would be reasonably prompt entrance into heaven. If not, not.
St. John Chrysostom famously observed that the floor of hell is paved with the skulls of bishops. Nothing new under the sun.