Category Archives: bishops

Not An Exit Strategy

I read this story where Cardinal Turkson is bothered by the cloud hanging over the Church. Turkson told attendees he glimpsed the impact of the scandals during the 2012 International Eucharistic Congress and the 2018 World Meeting of Families, both … Continue reading

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Buffalo Upgrades To Visitation

When I was involved in church stuff in nearby Rochester, we didn’t hear much from the Diocese of Buffalo. Today I noticed an apostolic visitation is coming. With the allegations of covering up sex abuse and intimidation, a Vos Estis … Continue reading

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Moral Heterodoxy

Buffalo looks on track to be the next Kansas City/St Joseph and Minneapolis-St Paul, having one or two bishops removed from office. The metropolitan bishop in New York seems to be engaged in an investigation. In addition, the auxiliary bishop … Continue reading

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No Big House

A few post-conciliar bishops forsook the mansion life, ending up in a nursing home, rotating parish rectories, seminaries, and even a humble apartment here and there. The culturewar shifted that focus a bit. It seems my new archbishop is bringing … Continue reading

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Shift In Shepherds

The transition in my diocese appears to be complete today. Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Sartain, and our co-adjutor (he blogs here) has a full and permanent appointment. I noticed a contrast in two news releases from … Continue reading

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When He Was A Cardinal

They warn people off doing Google searches on themselves. I’ve been tempted, and I would agree. When I was hunting down some thread from eight years ago, I found two interesting comments on an America blog piece, “Can We Trust … Continue reading

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On Bishop Barron

Bishop Barron seems to be getting some pushback for his talk at USCCB this week (like here), from his advocacy for Jordan Peterson (whom I had to look up–ick!), to his comment about “dumbing down the faith.” I will confess … Continue reading

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