Complicity Clergy recently invited people to respond to a simple survey asking two questions: How much do you trust your bishop? What is your personal opinion of your bishop’s orthodoxy (consistency with the teachings of the Catholic Church)? On the question of trust, people could respond with one of the following options (each assigned a […]
LifeSiteNews launched a new website today dedicated to providing U.S. Catholics with evidence of whether their bishop is faithful or unfaithful to perennial Church teaching. Faithful Shepherds helps hold American bishops accountable by providing years, sometimes decades, of past tweets, public speeches, sermons, actions, pastoral letters, and diocesan guidelines. Faithful Shepherds currently gives evidence of where U.S. bishops […]
Archdiocese of Portland OR (filed 7/6/04) Diocese of Tucson AZ (9/20/04) Diocese of Spokane WA (12/6/04) Diocese of Davenport IA (10/10/06) Diocese of San Diego CA (2/27/07) Diocese of Fairbanks AK (3/1/08) Diocese of Wilmington DE & MD (10/18/09) Archdiocese of Milwaukee WI (1/4/11) Diocese of Gallup NM (11/12/13) Diocese of Stockton CA (1/15/14) Diocese of Helena MT (1/31/14) Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis MN (1/16/15) Diocese of Duluth MN (12/7/15) Diocese of New Ulm MN (3/3/17) Diocese of Great Falls-Billings MT (3/31/17) Diocese […]
From Lumen Gentium 39. The Church, whose mystery is being set forth by this Sacred Synod, is believed to be indefectibly holy. Indeed Christ, the Son of God, who with the Father and the Spirit is praised as “uniquely holy,” (1*) loved the Church as His bride, delivering Himself up for her. He did this […]
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As lay persons, we have the right and the responsibility to communicate with our bishops if we believe they are failing to fulfill their responsibilities as vicars of Christ. Now, more than ever, lay action is necessary to hold bishops accountable for doing the right thing. We are pleased to provide this comprehensive directory of ordinary bishops […]
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An interview with sociologist Father Paul Sullins, whose new study documents a strong linkage between the incidence of abuse and homosexuality in the priesthood and in seminaries. On Nov. 2, the Ruth Institute published a new report that dares to ask a question many researchers — and Catholics — have been afraid to ask: What has been […]