Local gay and lesbian Catholics say there’s a stunning new tone coming from bishops concerning homosexuals during the Vatican Synod of Bishops meeting on the family now underway in Rome.
Three-fourths of the nearly 600 inactive Catholics polled in the Springfield Diocese say they left or drifted away from the church because of differences over doctrinal issues.
Archbishop Carlson & others ask for prayer on Sunday, to go along with big meeting at The Vatican
Supporters of Reverend Joseph Jiang want his name cleared but members of SNAP are calling for more witnesses to come forward.
“I can’t walk down the streets of our beloved New York without people coming up to me and saying ‘thanks for Pope Francis, you guys did a good job, we love him'”
St. Louis-based Lutheran Church Missouri Synod has already sent $150,000 to the Lutheran Church in the Philippines to provide immediate assistance.
The case involves a longtime Carlson associate, Father Joseph Jiang, is accused of molesting an underage girl and attempted witness tampering.
Bishop Robert Shaheen, based at St. Raymond’s Cathedral near downtown, says the refugee crisis in Lebanon is big and growing larger by the day.
“We would not need to switch to the Anglican services or take on any Anglican tradition. We would be permitted to function as we have functioned over the last 120 years”
Saint Louis University and Saint Louis University Hospital have started a three-year pilot program with the Archdiocese of St. Louis, St. Mary’s High School, and Bishop DuBourg High.