Posts Tagged ‘Bishop McElroy’

Doubts if US bishops’ election guide reflects Francis

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Sharp debate on the degree to which US bishops should adjust their priorities to match those of Pope Francis preceded approval of an election-year guide. The US bishops, meeting this week in Baltimore, approved an election guide called “Faithful Citizenship”. It stresses the moral imperative to evaluate political candidates according to their position on marriage Read more

Mercy Vs Cheap Grace battle forecast for synod

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

There will be tension at October’s synod on the family between an emphasis on mercy and a notion of cheap grace, a new US bishop says. Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego told the National Catholic Reporter that the “theology of mercy is saying is that the essential attribute of God in relation to us Read more