Tag Archives: Bishops

A Fisher of Men Catches A Really Big Fish

This is tre cool! H/T New Advent It may not have been the Deadliest Catch, but Bishop Edward Burns, the Pittsburgher at the helm of the Diocese of Juneau, Alaska, certainly had an impressive one. He went fishing with a … Continue reading

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Tweet to Bishops: April Fool!

Very funny.  It seems that the US Bishops were April Fooled by Twitter. H/T New Advent From the USCCB Media Blog post titled Catholic Rules for Twitter: On Friday, April 1st, the USCCB fell victim to an April Fools-esque joke…in … Continue reading

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US Bishops: New Way Ministries is NOT Catholic

WASHINGTON (March 11, 2011)—The chairs of two committees of the USCCB have reaffirmed that New Ways Ministry’s material is not in conformity with the Church. Read the Bishop’s statement here. Deacon Fournier has a commentary on New Way Ministries . … Continue reading

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A Bishop vs A Politician

In the year 390, that is. “There is a remarkable event that took place between the Emperor Theodosius  and  St. Ambrose, Bishop of Milan. What makes it remarkable is that it shows an ancient Bishop interacting with an ancient politician … Continue reading

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Who Would Have Thunk?

This has left me speechless. You will NEVER guess who these guys are: “More Baptist pastors adopt bishop title Backers say promotion helps value leadership” Excerpt: The title of bishop, accompanied by such emblems of authority, was uncommon among hierarchy-spurning … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day: St.Apollinaris,Bishop

Today is his feast day. “Early accounts report that Saint Apollinaris was ordained Bishop by Saint Peter himself and sent as a missionary bishop to Ravenna during the reign of the emperor Claudius. Renowned for his powers to heal in … Continue reading

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If Only Women Could Be Bishops

The abuse allegations ripping through the Catholic Church would not have been ignored; there would have been no cover-ups. Or so  the progressives and anti-Catholic chattering classes tell us. Oh Really? Well then how do you explain this? “The bishop … Continue reading

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