Detroit priest defies archbishop, celebrates mass with "many serious liturgical abuses"

The gathering of the American Catholic Council in Detroit this weekend earned a sharp rebuke from the Archdiocese Sunday, and threats of an investigation. Details, from the Detroit Free Press (H/T to Diane at Te Deum): The top Catholic leader in Michigan slammed a big liberal Mass today in Detroit, saying it had significant abuses [Read More…]

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In Detroit, "two competing visions of the Church's future"

The Archbishop has warned priests and deacons that they face severe penalties if they participate in a controversial conference this weekend in Detroit.  But that hasn’t stopped lay organizers from continuing with their plans. Details: Calling for more democracy within the Catholic Church, liberal Catholics from around the world are coming to Detroit this weekend [Read More…]

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Detroit officially names St. Anne as its patroness

The woman who was the grandmother of Jesus — and who was a collaborator in the Immaculate Conception — now has a place of honor in the Motor City. Details: To loud applause, the head of the Catholic Church in Detroit announced Thursday that St. Anne — the grandmother of Jesus — is the patroness [Read More…]

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Meet the man who will be America's youngest bishop

He will be ordained an auxiliary bishop for Detroit next month.  Details, from the Detroit Free Press: Arturo Cepeda, 41, who is rector of Assumption Seminary in San Antonio, and has a doctorate in theology, was chosen by Pope Benedict XVI to reach out to metro Detroit’s growing Latino community as one of four auxiliary [Read More…]

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