BREAKING: Bishop Tony Palmer, Pope Francis’ Friend, Dies in Motorcycle Crash – UPDATED

Tony Palmer

R.I.P.  Bishop Tony Palmer Died July 20, 2014Tony Palmer, the charismatic young preacher who enjoyed a friendship with Pope Francis, has apparently died in a motorcycle accident.Not a Catholic, Palmer was bishop in the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches, a group that is inspired by the "middle way" of classical Anglicanism and considers itself part of the Convergence Movement.News is spotty at this point; but according to Archbishop Charles Hill, presiding prelate at … [Read more...]

Bishop Rozanski Named to Lead Springfield Diocese

Bishop Rozanski (left) will replace retiring Bishop McDonnell (right)

More changes emanating from Rome!Today Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski, auxiliary bishop in Baltimore, was named by Pope Francis as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Springfield in Massachusetts.  Bishop Rozanski, 55, will replace Bishop Timothy McDonnell, who is retiring at the age of 76.  The announcement was made today in Washington DC by Archbishop Carlo Vigano, apostolic nuncio to the United States.The Diocese of Springfield has a strong Polish contingent who will certainly appreciate B … [Read more...]

Joel Osteen Attends Mass in St. Peter’s Square, Meets With Holy Father

Joel Osteen

"Warm, personable and full of joy."  That was Joel Osteen's description of Pope Francis, after meeting with him at the Vatican on June 5, part of a visit to promote interfaith understanding and ecumenical prayer.According to the Deseret News, Osteen was part of a delegation organized by The International Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to world-wide development.The delegation included political and religious leaders from the United States including Senator Mike Lee … [Read more...]


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