Category Archives: Bishop Pates

More on the Bishops vs Obama

Our Bishop is awesome. From today’s Des Moines Register:  “President Barack Obama’s abrupt policy shift aimed at defusing a national uproar over birth control didn’t go far enough for Des Moines Catholic Bishop Richard Pates, who has penned a letter … Continue reading

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“Love for Jesus and His Church Must be the Passion of Our Lives”

H/T Rocco Palmo Here below, the fulltext of the Presidential Address given this morning by the USCCB chief, Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York. “Love for Jesus and His Church must be the passion of our lives!” My brother bishops: … Continue reading

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Bishop Pates Responds to Des Moines Register

If you follow this blog, you might remember this post. A  colomnist for our local paper wrote an opinion piece criticizing Dowling Catholic High School for not wanting to honor a Planned Parenthood supporter and one time board member. Our … Continue reading

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Barque of Peter: Cruise Ship?

Our Bishop, Bishop Pates has strong words ,in his pastoral letter on adolescent catechesis, on the importance of participating in the Sunday Eucharist: Archbishop Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York in a recent letter commented, “If you want … Continue reading

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