Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Kurtz’

Church risks alienating generations over same-sex marriage Comments 2

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

The Church risks alienating two generations of believers if it has a defensive and strident reaction to the US Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage. That was the warning issued by researcher Kaya Oakes after an historic 5-4 US Supreme Court ruling affirming the right of same-sex couples to marry throughout the nation. The ruling’s interpretation of the Read more

US bishops’ head to focus on unity, integrity at synod Comments 0

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

The president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has said he will take a message on integrity and unity to the synod on the family. Archbishop Joseph Kurtz is one of four US prelates who will attend the synod in October. In an interview with the National Catholic Register, he was asked what Read more

The Synod and its work of discernment Comments 0

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Although the Synod of Bishops on the family has sparked frank discussions about the direction of the church, the American archbishop who represents U.S. Catholics at the event said Friday it is “doing what it’s supposed to do.” In an interview with NCR, U.S. bishops’ conference president Archbishop Joseph Kurtz said the synod is starting Read more