Lexington Priest AGAIN Violates the Terms of Fiducia Supplicans by Offering APPOINTMENTS for Same-Sex Blessings

Fr. Richard Watson has apparently learned nothing from the scandal he created earlier this year. A parish in the Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky is offering blessings for same-sex couples by appointment, against the direction of the Vatican instructions which emphasize that such blessings should be spontaneous. Historic St. Paul Catholic Church in Lexington has highlighted … Read more

The Case of Bishop John Stowe

Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky, goes his own way. He regularly steps into the most delicate and highly-charged cultural and political issues with none of the painstaking care his brother bishops show. He seems determined, in fact, to follow his own blundering impulses, and to kick against the other bishops’ pastoral approach whenever it … Read more

Bishop Stowe Doubles Down, Praises Woman as ‘Transgender’ Male Monk

The Catholic Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky, issued a statement on Tuesday praising a woman who identifies as a transgender man. The diocese statement not only used male pronouns to refer to this biological female, it also noted that Bishop John Stowe had “accepted” the woman’s decision. The bishop is “grateful to Brother Christian for his … Read more

Monk Comes Out as Trans Man with Permission of his Bishop: ‘Deal With Us’

A Catholic monk has come out as a transgender man — saying that the church will have “to deal with” trans people in the community who refuse to compromise their identity for their faith. Brother Christian Matson, a diocesan hermit in Kentucky, formally came out on Sunday with the permission of his bishop, John Stowe … Read more

Bishop Stowe Commits Diocese to Net Zero by 2030 – What About the Salvation of Souls?

Pro-LGBT Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky, announced Tuesday that his diocese is pledging to reach net-zero carbon emissions across 59 parishes by 2030, citing the inspiration of Pope Francis. “This is our gift to Pope Francis on his name day,” Stowe said during a diocesan press conference announcement, explaining that the presser was taking … Read more

US Bishops Attend Secretive Transgender Conference Organized by Heretical New Ways Ministry

More than a dozen Catholic bishops met recently for a closed door pro-transgender conference at Jesuit-run St. Louis University, organized by the heretical, pro-LGBT New Ways Ministry. The move comes as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is working on formalizing a universal policy in line with the doctrinal note published by the doctrinal … Read more

Kentucky Church Defiantly Doubles-Down On Same-Sex Blessing

A Daily Mail article published Sunday directly calls out Lexington’s Historic Saint Paul Catholic Church for giving a blessing to a same-sex couple. Those with the church say most of the information in that article is not true. RELATED: In Direct Violation of Fiducia Supplicans, Kentucky Priest ‘Blesses’ Women Civilly ‘Married’ for 22 Years “They … Read more

In Direct Violation of Fiducia Supplicans, Kentucky Priest ‘Blesses’ Women Civilly ‘Married’ for 22 Years

Will Bishop Stowe hold Fr. Richard Watson accountable? A Catholic church in Lexington, Kentucky, hosted a “blessing” of a same-sex couple that had been civilly “married” for 22 years, citing the Vatican’s heterodox declaration Fiducia Supplicans.  The Saint Paul Catholic Church parish posted a picture of the “blessing” on their official Facebook page, showing the … Read more

Bishop Stowe Affirms Support for ‘Blessings’ of Same-Sex ‘Couples’

Notoriously pro-LGBT Bishop John Stowe, OFM Conv., of Lexington, Kentucky, has expressed his support for “blessings” of same-sex unions after Pope Francis statement that such blessings can be discerned by priests to be acceptable in certain circumstances according to “pastoral prudence.” Speaking to TIME about the Pope’s opening of the door to “blessings” of same-sex … Read more

Bishop Stowe Scandalizes the Faithful With New Hire

The Diocese of Lexington Kentucky has announced the hiring of Aaron Bianco as the new diocesan Director of the Office of Worship: The Catholic Diocese of Lexington is pleased to welcome Aaron Bianco as the new Director of the Office of Worship. Aaron comes to the Diocese after serving as Professor of Theology and Religious … Read more