Bishop Olmsted acknowledged that there have been many who have asked their pastors to grant them exemptions, but noted that “it is employers who grant exemptions, not pastors.”
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A new movement is encouraging processions of the Blessed Sacrament to strengthen dads and families.
Teaching that Catholic politicians cannot support abortion and receive Communion is protecting the Eucharist, Bishop Thomas Olmsted told ‘EWTN Pro-Life Weekly’ on Thursday.
The bishop warned that reluctance to speak out in such cases is a pastoral failure, rather than a charitable politeness.
Phoenix shepherd addresses the abuse crisis and threats to marriage and the domestic church, at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast.
Phoenix shepherd writes about three factors: the sexual revolution, weak seminaries and clericalism.
Phoenix shepherd issues new apostolic exhortation on marriage and the domestic church.
Phoenix bishop seeks intercession of Holy Family for the domestic churches in his flock.
The Jan. 9-11 ‘Truth and Love’ conference will communicate the Church’s full perspective about the human person, in this context.
“Pope Francis specifically calls those in this situation ‘to seek the grace of conversion,’” the Phoenix bishop said, citing the 78th paragraph of the exhortation.