Popular Illinois Priest Departs Parish After Bishop Threatens Him With ‘Penalties Under Church Law’

‘I was compelled to depart the Parish campus to protect my flock from the rapidly escalating discord, strife and confusion,’ Father James Parker recently stated. A popular priest who said he would stay at his parish after he was unexpectedly told by his bishop that his assignment had ended and was not assigned to a … Read more

Bishop David Malloy

Current Role Official Web Site: http://www.rockforddiocese.org/ Mailing Address: 555 Colman Center Drive, P.O. Box 7044, Rockford, IL 61125, USA Telephone: (815)399-4300 Fax: 399-5266 What’s Been Reported Sidelined multiple orthodox priests in his diocese

Support for Illinois Priest Grows Amid Pending Removal

‘We love and appreciate and want this priest at this church for as long as we can have him’ Hundreds of parishioners held another vigil Thursday at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Batavia Township in support of their priest, Rev. James Parker. The Rockford Diocese notified Parker that his last day is June 15, but … Read more