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KNOW YOUR BISHOPS!

INTRODUCTION: Jesus said, "By your fruits you shall know them." That doesn't sound like an admonition to live in blind acceptance of everything people say and do because "who am I to judge?" We are, in fact, called by Christ to evaluate and judge the fruits of those around us so we can make sound moral decisions. It becomes even more important when we are talking about leaders. Do believing Catholics want to follow a politician who advocates abortion, euthanasia, assisted suicide, unbridled greed, sodomy, suppression of conscience rights or free speech, etc.? Of course not! So why would believing Catholics want to follow bishops who advocate and work to advance immoral behavior that conflicts with Catholic doctrine taught for 2000 years by the magisterium of the Church? Do we really need to change with the times? Do moral truths change with the times? Are we all Pilates today who shrug and ask, "What is truth?"

This page allows the teachers of the Church to speak for themselves and offers the reader the opportunity to choose whom he will follow. There are no secrets about the fruits of many of these men in roman collars. Some offer beautiful fruit for our spiritual health; others give us rotten fruit from the forbidden tree.

Whom will you choose to follow?

VATICAN

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia (Academy for Life): Paglia's Scandalous Homoerotic Cathedral Fresco
                         Rainbow Flag in Paglia's Coat of Arms (Sign of God's Promise or Wink to LGBTQ?)
                         Don't Call the Family a "Little Church." It Encourages "Family Egoism."
                         AB Paglia Appoints Enemies of Life to Academy

AFRICA

Cardinal Sarah (Guinea): "I Denounce the Crisis of Faith of a Betraying Clergy."

CANADA

Cardinal Thomas Collins (Toronto): Cardinal Takes on Blasphemous Ice Cream Chain

CHINA

Bishop Guo, Underground Chinese Church: The Passion Begins
Cardinal Zen, Underground Chinese Church: The Chinese Potemkin Village
Cardinal Zen, Underground Chinese Church: Betrayal of the Church in China

ENGLAND

Bishop Philip Egan (Portsmouth): We are Facing a "Frightening New Dark Age"

GERMANY/AUSTRIA

Cardinal Walter Brandmuller: Heed the Minority Who Truly Live the Faith
Cardinal Christoph Schönborn (Vienna): Ordination of Women - Canonist Ed Peter's Response

IRELAND

Bishop Donal McKeown (Derry): Powerful Letter Calls People to Oppose Abortion

ITALY

Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio (retired): Cardinal Thwarts Publication of Church Teaching
Archbishop Bruno Forte (Chieti-Vasto): Pope Said Not to Speak Plainly about Communion

KAZAKHSTAN

Bishop Athanasiua Schneider (Astana): A"To-Do List" to Save the Faith
                               Pope is not the "Owner" of Truth but it's "Vicar and Servant"

MEXICO

Archbishop Emeritus Juan Sandaval (Guadalajara): Consecrate Mexico to Mary's Immaculate Heart

UNITED STATES

Bishop Samuel Aquila (Denver): Catholics Who Vote Democrat Sell Out Christ
                   Humanae Vitae was a Gift (Pastoral letter celebrating 50th anniversary of the encyclical)
                   The Church's "Best Kept Secrets": NFP and Theology of the Body

Bishop Michael Bransfield (Wheeling):

Cardinal Raymond Burke: On Schism, Papal Authority and the Sensus Fidei
                                           Interview with Catholic World Report (April 2018)
                                           Pope's Authority is Limited by Natural and Divine Law
                                           Cardinal Warns of Betrayal of Truth Even by Bishops
                                           Possibility of Cardinal Burke's Excommunication by Pope Francis?

Archbishop Charles Chaput (Philadelphia): Creates FSSP Quasi Parish for Latin Mass
                     Upcoming Synod on Young People: A Plea for Solid Doctrine and Traditional Liturgy


Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone (San Francisco): God is Mocked in Our Streets
                                            Archbishop Consecrates Diocese to Immaculate Heart of Mary (2017)

Cardinal Blase Cupich (Chicago): Bad News for Chicago
                                                       Cupich Joins Dissenters' Convention
                                      Bishop Bans Latin Mass; Parishioners Celebrate Triduum on Sidewalk (2002)

Bishop Emeritus Rene Henry Gracida (Corpus Christi): Interview with Catholic World Report
                                                             Bishop Gracida Signs "Filial Correction" of Pope
                                                   Wake-Up Call: Today's Palliative Care Disrespects Natural Law

Bishop Robert Morlino (Madison, WI): Asks Diocese to Receive on the Tongue Kneeling

Bishop Thomas Olmsted (Phoenix): Apostolic Exhortation to Men: Into the Breach
                           Bishop Olmsted and the Case of Sr. McBride (Approved Hospital Abortion)

Bishop Thomas Paprocki (Springfield): To Durbin - Change Your Heart, Your Abortion Votes

Bishop Mark Seitz (El Paso): The Seitz Syndrome

Bishop Joseph Tobin (Newark): Gays Embrace a "Miracle"
                                          Good Questions about Bishop Tobin's "Nighty-Nighy, Baby" Tweet
                                          Gay Pilgrimage and Bishop Tobin's Silence on Church Teaching

Bishop Thomas Tobin (Providence, RI): We Need a #MeToo Movement for Aborted Babies

Bishop Robert Vasa (Santa Rosa): Bishop Stands up for Catholic Identity in Catholic Schools

Cardinal Donald Wuerl (Washington, D.C.): Wuerl's Amoris Laetitia Doc is Open to Abuse

3 comments:

M. Prodigal said...

Archbishop Aquila of Denver wrote a pastoral letter on the Gift of Humanae Vitae

http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/archbishop-aquila-in-new-pastoral-letter-humanae-vitae-was-a-gift

Mary Ann Kreitzer said...

Thanks, I added it.

Michael Demers said...

I recommend adding René Henry Gracida, the retired “bishop” of the diocese of Corpus Christi, Texas. He had to notify a Catholic Texas politician that he had excommunicated himself over public support for abortion.