Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Jarrell’

US diocese converts ambulance into mobile confessional

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

A US diocese has converted an ambulance into a mobile confessional. The move by Lafayette diocese in Louisiana is for the upcoming Year of Mercy. The ambulance was donated to the diocese. Bishop Michael Jarrell said he hopes this will be a way for more Catholics to be able to confess their sins. “I think Read more

Church risks alienating generations over same-sex marriage

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