While the standoff between Fr. Frank Pavone and his bishop appears to be at an impasse, (and some observers still find the whole thing far too murky) the local newspaper in Amarillo takes a closer look at the financial records of Priests for Life. Some details will be familiar to those who have been following [Read More...]
Bishop Zurek has posted a public statement on the Diocese of Amarillo website. Most important part: As a diocesan bishop, I am obligated to show concern for the well being and ministry of all our priests. I support with no exception the various ministries that the priests of our Diocese carry out for the Common [Read More...]
That’s what he posted to his Facebook page and on Twitter this morning, responding to the “charge” that he places too much of a priority on fighting abortion. Meanwhile, Dr. Ed Peters continues to question Fr. Pavone’s approach in his ongoing dispute with Amarillo Bishop Zurek: Pavone’s diminished appreciation of diocesan priestly work, coupled with [Read More...]
They took to the skies, and to the streets, Friday, according to local reports: An airplane, two trucks and one demonstrator holding signs made up the efforts of an anti-abortion organization Friday to urge local Catholics to implore Diocese of Amarillo Bishop Patrick J. Zurek to rethink his decision to keep prominent anti-abortion priest Father [Read More...]
Deacon Greg Kandra is a Roman Catholic deacon serving the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York. In February 2011, he was named the Executive Editor of ONE, the acclaimed magazine published by the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA).
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