Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Edward Scharfenberger’

Albany bishop celebrates funeral for predecessor who defied Vatican by marrying

Monday, August 28th, 2023

At the funeral Mass for Bishop Emeritus Howard Hubbard, Bishop Edward Scharfenberger of Albany said that there is “much to be celebrated” from Hubbard’s life. He also acknowledged that his predecessor “was not an uncontroversial figure at times.” Scharfenberger made the comments during his homily at the funeral Mass, held at the parish of St Read more

Call for lay catholics to investigate bishops

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

A commission of lay Catholics to investigate his “brother bishops” has been called for by US Bishop Edward Scharfenberger. He wants a national, independent panel of expert lay faithful — completely separated from any source of power in the Church that could exert influence on them — to investigate the bishops. The panel should be Read more