Tag Archives: Bp. Olmstead

Cathedral in Phoenix to have male only altar service (includes whimsical WDTPRS POLL)

I was alerted to this article from The Arizona Republic with a note from a reader saying: “The coverage is predictably bad, but the facts are good.”
You may remember that I posted about Fr. Lankeit last January when he promoted … Continue reading

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One of the dumbest things I have read about Bp. Olmsted and St. Joseph’s formerly Catholic hospital

Via The Motley Monk I picked up this statement the President of Catholics for Choice, Jon O’Brien.  Even if you are not sure what to think about Bp. Olmsted (D. Phoenix) declaring that Sr. McBride was excommunicated for her approval … Continue reading

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Phoenix: Bp. Olmsted strips St. Joseph’s Hospital of its Catholic status

And now we will get to watch the CINOs go bananas.   Who will be the first to throw a nutty tantrum about the nerve of that bishop in some fly-over state to undermine health care for the poor, to continue … Continue reading

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The Phoenix Hospital conflict and the Magisterium of Nuns

The Motley Monk has best summary I have seen so far (here and here – I am integrating his work here, but you should go there and read) of what is going on with the dust-up in Phoenix, Arizona between … Continue reading

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Catholic sister, hospital administrator, excommunicated for approving abortion

In a NewsCore story we read that that whole "magisterium of nuns" thing does work so well when bishops have backbones.
Arizona Hospital Nun Excommunicated For Allowing Abortion
Updated: Sunday, 16 May 2010, 9:20 AM CDTPublished : Sunday, 16 May 2010, 9:20 … Continue reading

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D. Phoenix raises the bar on time and extent of marriage preparation

People have a natural right to marry.  Despite that, I have from time to time heard smart people, including priests, opine that while perhaps it ought to be relatively easy to get a divorce, it should be really hard to … Continue reading

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