Birds of a feather?

San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy will deliver commencement address to University of San Francisco School of Education, receive honorary degree; Xavier Becerra, California's pro-abortion attorney general, will deliver commencement address at School of Law

The University of San Francisco (USF) today announced the lineup of speakers and honorary degree recipients at the university’s eight commencement ceremonies, taking place Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 20. Over 2300 graduate and undergraduate students will participate in the ceremonies at St. Ignatius Church on USF’s main campus. Hailing from the front lines of real … [Read more...]

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San Diego U-T covers Good Friday procession

The pro-life Stations of the Cross procession went through downtown San Diego

Full story at San Diego Union-Tribune. … [Read more...]

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“A shameful moment of abandonment”

San Diego bishop denounces President Trump's immigration restrictions

Bishop Robert McElroy, head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego, issued a statement this afternoon critical of a controversial executive order signed by President Trump restricting the flow of travelers and refugees into the United States, as well as creating a new religious test for entry. “For the Catholic community, the Gospel mandate to ‘welcome the stranger’ is a … [Read more...]

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Bishop McElroy: ‘You might be a bigot if…’

Leader says Catholics should not criticize Islam

The following comes from a February 24 WND article by Leo Hohmann: A Catholic bishop sat on a stage with a Muslim Brotherhood-linked imam and implored Catholics not to join their fellow Americans who engage in “the scourge of anti-Islamic prejudice” and “bigotry.” San Diego Bishop Robert W. McElroy made the statement during a recent interfaith conference while alongside … [Read more...]

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A year before the election, some Catholic bishops want poverty and environment central to Catholic voter guide

Heated debate over USCCB voter guide reveals a 'rhetoric of regime change'

The following comes from a November 17 Religion News Service article by David Gibson: The nation’s Catholic bishops on November 17 passed an updated guide for Catholic voters ahead of next year’s elections, but only after airing unusually sharp disagreements on how much they can, and should, adjust their priorities to match those of Pope Francis. More than any other item … [Read more...]

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USCCB elections present clear choices

Four 'Francis bishops' are running for committee chairs

The following comes from a November 5 National Catholic Reporter article by Fr. Thomas Reese: The upcoming election of committee chairs by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will present the American bishops with clear choices that will indicate the direction of the conference for the next few years. The elections will take place at the bishops’ annual fall … [Read more...]

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