Bishop McElroy denies gay subculture among San Diego priests – and a response

The following comes from a Jan. 14 story in the Times of San Diego by Chris Stone. Despite voiced parishioner concerns, San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy denies that a gay subculture exists among diocesean priests or seminarians — men studying to be

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2019-01-16T11:06:10-07:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: , |25 Comments

Embattled pastoral associate at San Diego parish submits resignation

The pastoral associate of a San Diego parish in the heart of the city's well-known gay-friendly Hillcrest neighborhood has submitted his resignation "out of fear for my family and myself." In an Oct. 19 email to friends and associates, Aaron

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San Diego: protesters to demand reforms from Bishop McElroy

San Diego Catholics plan to hold a peaceful, prayerful protest Friday, Sept. 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Roman Catholic Diocese pastoral center, 3888 Paducah Drive, to pray for Bishop Robert McElroy and demand reforms. The protest

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“Tendentious distortions of the truth”

The following is from the Diocese of San Diego website: Statement by Bishop McElroy on “testimony” by former Papal Nuncio: “This is a moment when the bishops of our nation, in union with the Holy Father, should be focused solely

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San Diego bishop announces ‘town hall’ meetings on sex-abuse scandals

(The following letter was distributed at this weekend's Masses. ) My brothers and sisters in Christ: I am writing to the entire Catholic community of San Diego and Imperial Counties this week to speak about the unspeakable — the sexual abuse

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Bishop Robert McElroy issues statement on death of Richard Sipe

The following is from the Diocese of San Diego website: Dr. Richard Sipe was a controversial but committed advocate on behalf of sex abuse victims and reform in the Catholic Church.  A psychoanalyst and a former priest, his research on

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2018-08-19T06:57:11-07:00August 18th, 2018|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: , |33 Comments