Bishop Robert McElroy

Analysis: The communion controversy could be far greater than just pro-abortion politicians

By Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Feb 10, 2021 / 10:00 am MT (CNA).- Once again, U.S. bishops are debating whether to apply the canonical penalty of denying Communion to unrepentantly pro-abortion Catholic politicians. While this conversation has been occurring for years within the conference,... read more

US archbishop rebukes brother bishops for claiming abortion not ‘preeminent’ voting issue

Archbishop Samuel Aquila wrote that there are a few bishops who 'sadly ... should know better' than to downplay the critical importance of human life. By Doug Mainwaring DENVER, April 3, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – A U.S. archbishop published a commentary criticizing his brother bishops who... read more

USCCB Staff Reverses Bishops’ Decision On Abortion Issue

By CHRISTOPHER MANION, February 15, 2020 At the USCCB’s annual meeting last November, America’s bishops considered updating their document entitled Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizens. The text, published every four years, represents a classic in the genre of boring, meandering... read more

Analysis: US Bishops at Odds Over Abortion and the ‘Francis Test’

Contention ensued over amendments to a letter meant to accompany a series of videos aimed at helping Catholics engage with the American political process. Ed Condon/CAN/November 13, 2019 BALTIMORE — During the second day of the USCCB’s fall General Assembly in Baltimore, divisions among... read more

Pan-Amazonian Synod Participants Include Former UN Head, Liberation Theologians

The appointments appear to align with the synod’s expected emphases on environmental concerns, and on indigenous spirituality. Edward Pentin Blog, September 21, 2019 VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has personally invited Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston and Bishop Robert McElroy of San... read more

AUSCP and its Episcopal Guardians

BY MICHAEL HICHBORN, LepantoInstitute, 2019-08-07 Over two years ago, we started exposing the work of the heretical Association of United States Catholic Priests (AUSCP).  Links to some of these reports are as follows: AUSCP Seeks to Redefine the Catholic Priesthood... read more

Bishop McElroy cites “assault on moral sensitivity” in New York late-abortion law

Bishop McElroy cites “assault on moral sensitivity” in New York late-abortion law. Says statute is "firebell in the night, calling for us to advocate on an urgent basis for federal protections" February 12, 2019 Bishop McElroy: “The child has been eliminated, both conceptually and in... read more

No one knew more

Richard Sipe, the man dismissed by Bishop McElroy By Tim O’Neill, November 19, 2018 Speaking about the sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the Catholic Church this past summer, Leon Podles, author of Sacrilege: Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church (2008), said, “It was nothing new to me.... read more

Fr. James Martin: Pope appoints ‘gay-friendly’ bishops, cardinals to change Church on LGBT

By Dorothy Cummings McLean WASHINGTON, D.C., November 7, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Vatican consultant and homosexual activist priest Fr. James Martin stated at a recent conference that Pope Francis has gone out of his way to appoint “gay-friendly” bishops and cardinals in the Catholic... read more

Fr. Martin Unleashes Social Media Mob on Catholic Whistleblowers

By Austin Ruse, October 26, 2018 Catholic Church employee Aaron Bianco says he has “endured physical and emotional violence” at the hands of Catholic laymen, watchdog groups, and media outlets. Specifically, he charges Church Militant and LifeSite News with slashing the tires of his car,... read more

Bp. McElroy Defends Diocesan Employee in Same-Sex “Marriage”

By Michael Hichborn, Lepanto Institute On October 10, LifeSiteNews reported on one of the listening sessions held by Bp. McElroy at Our Lady of Grace Church in San Diego.  During this session, one attendee was removed because of the concern she expressed over “an openly homosexual man... read more