Bishop Thomas Olmsted

May 23, 2012

Arizona Passes Exemption for Religious Employers

The law, signed by Gov. Jan Brewer, seeks to better protect religious liberty if federal 'contraceptive mandate' is struck down.

January 27, 2011

Catholic Hospitals and Bishops: Trust, but Verify

Could the dispute in Phoenix between Bishop Olmsted and St. Joseph’s Hospital be just the tip of the iceberg? Bishops and public-policy experts weigh in on what can be done about a silent and growing problem.

December 22, 2010

Hospital Stripped of ‘Catholic’ Seal

Bishop Olmsted tells the Register of St. Joseph’s ‘many other violations’ of Church teachings, where a nun last year approved an abortion.

June 7, 2010

Questions Remain in Phoenix Excommunication Case

With Medical Facts Lacking, Ethicists Hesitate to Judge