San Diego priest found guilty of sexual assault on seminarian

A California priest was convicted Monday of sexually assaulting a seminarian. After his conviction, Fr. Juan Garcia Castillo will be listed on California’s sex offender registry, and could face up to six months of incarceration. During a week-long trial, the

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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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San Diego bishops join protest at Otay Mesa Detention Center

When Jesus was born He was hunted by the government, forcing His family to flee the country and seek refuge, Bishop Robert W. McElroy told an estimated 1,000 people who gathered outside the gate of a federal detention facility. “I

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2018-12-12T10:16:55-07:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , |50 Comments

“This is not a war zone”

In response to announcements regarding deploying the U.S. National Guard to the U.S./Mexico Border, the U.S. Catholic Bishops of the U.S.-Mexico Border, including San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy, issued the following statement:  “We are deeply concerned by the announcement that the National

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2018-04-11T08:20:54-07:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , , |16 Comments

San Diego bishop bans outspoken pro-life priest from writing bulletin columns

The following comes from a November 30 LifeSiteNews article by Claire Chretien: San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy ordered a pastor to cease publishing columns in his church's weekly bulletin after the priest wrote in support of the Catholic Church's teaching

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The Benedict bishop bump

The following comes from a Catholic Vote article by Thomas Peters. Full article here. One of the memes currently circulating is that Pope Francis is in the midst of radically changing the American episcopate in a leftward, “progressive” direction. The

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