Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Vigneron’

US prelate softens tone on same-sex marriage and Communion

Friday, August 14th, 2015

A US archbishop has softened his tone on Catholics who support same-sex marriage receiving Communion. In 2013, Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron wrote that that Catholics who back same-sex marriage and receive Communion would “logically bring shame for a double-dealing that is not unlike perjury”. But this month he told the Detroit Free Press: “Whenever it Read more

US archbishop categorises people who come to Mass

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

An American archbishop has categorised people who come to Mass and has spelled out to clergy how best to speak to them. In a letter to priests and deacons, Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit stated: “Many people have been sacramentalised, but never evangelised.” Such people “knew about God, but they didn’t know him”. Another group Read more