Bishop Joseph Strickland issued an open letter to the faithful on Monday, November 27, 2023. Below is the full text. As I am sure you have heard by now, I have been removed as Bishop of the Diocese of Tyler. I was asked to meet with the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, and in … Read more
For those unfamiliar with William Shakespeare’s masterpiece, King Lear is about an old British king who decides to leave his kingdom to his two older daughters. Lear’s older daughters flatter him while he repudiates and disowns his youngest daughter because she tells him the truth. Sure enough, the older daughters quickly seize their inheritance and … Read more
The removal of Msgr. Strickland from the leadership of the diocese by Pope Francis, took place without a trial, in violation of canonical norms. Msgr. Torres received the same treatment in 2022. As Saint John Paul II explained, this is contrary to charity and natural justice. The Holy See Press Office’s Summary of Bulletin on … Read more
In the wake of the Theodore McCarrick sexual abuse scandal in the summer of 2018, U.S. bishops met in Baltimore to discuss the crisis. Very little came from this meeting, with the exceptional interventions offered by Bishop Joseph Strickland. Bishop Strickland spoke truth to power, which likely marked the beginning of the end of his episcopacy.
In this episode of The Remnant Underground, Michael talks about miracles and signs of hope all around us now. Pope Francis canceled Bishop Joseph Strickland without accusing him of committing a single crime. How’d he get away with it? Well, tyrants gonna tyrant. Careful, Francis, the whole world is watching. Continue reading at The … Read more
Hundreds of East Texas Catholics gathered in downtown Tyler on Saturday morning for a prayer march in support of the former bishop of Tyler, Joseph Strickland. “We are not here to protest; no one is going to be talking about any current events or anything that is going on, we are just going to … Read more
Bishop Joseph Strickland joined Steve Bannon on Warroom on Saturday, November 18, 2023 to discuss his removal as bishop of Tyler, Texas. Addressing a largely secular audience, Bishop Strickland gave a compelling Catholic witness that should act as an example for all Catholic bishops. Just image if our bishops spoke with the conviction, clarity … Read more
When the Cathedral bells swung five minutes before Mass last weekend, they seemed to know. The Ave sung with the Rosary was so mournful, you’d think someone had died. A light went out in Tyler on Saturday. The seat of the bishop is empty; the coat of arms will be replaced. We have all been … Read more