Bishop Joseph Strickland

Massive Catholic Center Planned for East Texas

‘Veritatis Splendor’ will enliven the faith of Catholics in the Lone Star State and around the world. On nearly 600 acres of land, the Catholic center of Veritatis Splendor will be built near Tyler, Texas. (photo: Veritatis Splendor website) By Kathy Schiffer, National Catholic Register,... read more

Bishop Strickland: Joe Biden is on the wrong side of basic moral issues

His Excellency praised Archbishop José Gomez for his public letter that drew attention to Joe Biden's support for abortion. By LifeSiteNews staff, February 9, 2021 In the latest episode of his weekly podcast, Bishop Joseph Strickland discussed how the Church and Christians must prepare for... read more

A US Bishop Discovers the Traditional Latin Mass

Bishop Joseph Strickland discusses what inspired him to celebrate the extraordinary form of the Mass on June 11. By Bree A. Dail, National Catholic Register TYLER, Texas — Before January, Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas, had only attended a traditional Latin Mass once before and... read more

Bishop Joseph Strickland on the COVID-19 pandemic, resuming public Masses

“People have the impression that we priests are mere bachelors, living a simple life, doing our own thing. But we want to be with our families, which is our parish communities. It hit us hard not to be gathering with you.” By Jim Graves, Catholic World, May 15, 2020 Bishop Joseph... read more

Just don’t take away the Mass

Just don’t take away the Mass By Phil Lawler | Mar 12, 2020 Let me confess in advance: if my diocese follows the example set by the Seattle archdiocese, and suspends the public celebration of Mass, I’ll be looking for a priest who leaves the door unlocked when he celebrates... read more

US bishops giving Fr. James Martin a huge victory with deafening silence on his LGBT advocacy

By Doug Mainwaring September 26, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — At a pivotal moment — as the future direction of the Church regarding the aggressive infiltration of LGBT ideology hangs in the balance — the bishops of the United States have squandered an enormous opportunity to shut down pro-gay... read more

Villanova historian says Chaput, Cordileone, and Strickland are ‘devout schismatics’

Denver, Colo., Jul 18, 2019 / 06:35 pm (CNA).- A Church historian at Philadelphia’s Villanova University has said three U.S. bishops are “devout schismatics” who try to diminish the authority of Pope Francis. “They are devout in the sense that they publicly display their preference for... read more

Pockets Of Light . . . Let’s Stand By Our Good Shepherds

By Joseph Matt, Wanderer, June 27, 2019 Amidst all the chaos, scandals, ambiguous interpretations, and assaults on Catholic teaching within the Church today — it is difficult not to be discouraged as a Catholic. The continuing barrage of scandal and apostasy emanating from the highest... read more

USCCB passes three measures in response to abuse crisis

By Ed Condon, CNA, June 13, 2019 The U.S. bishops’ conference voted Thursday to approve proposals intended to respond to recent scandals involving sexual abuse, coercion, and cover-up on the part of bishops, most notably former cardinal Theodore McCarrick and the disgraced Bishop Michael... read more

Bishop urges fellow U.S. bishops to hold errant ‘Catholic’ politicians accountable

By Doug Mainwaring BALTIMORE, Maryland, June 12, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — When Bishop Joseph Strickland addressed the urgent need to challenge politicians who claim to be Catholic but whose voting record and rhetoric remain at odds with Church teaching on the sanctity of life, his statement was... read more

Meet the ‘Red-Pilled’ Shepherd

Bishop Strickland of Tyler, Texas, embraces the truth of the faith. By Matthew Bunson, Apr. 23, 2019 Bishop Joseph Strickland, 60, of Tyler, Texas, spoke with Register senior editor Matthew Bunson the day Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s April 11 essay was published on the sexual-abuse crisis... read more