Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Kevin Rhoades’

Transgender students ok at Catholic women’s university

Thursday, November 30th, 2023
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Transgender students are now permitted to enrol at a women’s-only Catholic college in Indiana Its board-approved nondiscrimation policy followed the putting together of the College’s “President’s Task Force for Gender Identity and Expression” earlier this year. St Mary’s Catholic College’s updated policy says it “considers admission for undergraduate applicants whose sex is female or who Read more

US Bishops at odds over Communion to Biden

Monday, May 31st, 2021

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) plans to devote part of its national meeting next month to the sensitive issue of which Catholics are worthy of receiving Communion, and President Joe Biden will be a key subject. Dozens of bishops had written to the USCCB president, Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez, requesting to postpone Read more

Bishop cleared of wrongdoing

Monday, September 17th, 2018

A bishop cleared of any wrongdoing after a Pennsylvania district attorney’s investigation has been harmed by speculation about him going public. Although Bishop Kevin Rhoades has been cleared of any wrongdoing,both the district attorney and the Fort Wayne diocese lamented that unnecessary harm was done to him after a suggestion of impropriety was leaked to Read more

Notre Dame launches radical pastoral plan for gay students

Friday, December 21st, 2012

The University of Notre Dame in the United States has launched a pastoral plan for gay students — “for the support, holistic development and formation of students who identify as GLBTQ [gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning], as well as their heterosexual friends and allies”. Though the announcement follows years of petitions for an official “gay-straight Read more