Tag Archives: D. Phoenix

A poll in in Phoenix about Bp. Olmstead, the formerly Catholic hospital, and the abortion

You might recall that I nicknamed His Excellency Most Rev. Thomas Olmsted, Bishop of Phoenix, as “the ghost of Christmas yet to come”.  Bp. Olmsted stripped the title “Catholic” from a hospital where, with the consent of administration, a direct … Continue reading

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A priest who ‘get’s it’ about how people receive Communion!

WDTPRS KUDOS to Fr. Lankeit!
Here is the text from his 30 January bulletin of the Cathedral of Sts. Simon and Jude in , Very Rev. Fr. Fr. John Lankeit.
Here is a link to the PDF if you want to see … 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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St. Joseph’s in Phoenix: a note about their “follow” list on Twitter

As the problem in Phoenix with St. Joseph’s Formerly Catholic Hospital develops, I went to look at their St. Joseph’s Twitter feed.
You can’t read too much into the list of followers, because you don’t know what sort of person is … 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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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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