Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Pates’

Masses banned at US Catholic Worker house Comments 0

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

A Catholic Worker House in Iowa has been told it can no longer host Masses after a woman priest presided at a service late last year. In a May 5 letter, Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines diocese ordered the local Catholic Worker House to cease holding services. The local council of priests voted unanimously to strip the Catholic Worker House Read more

Bishops query targeted killing by US drones Comments 0

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Invoking just-war criteria, the United States Catholic bishops have questioned the moral legitimacy of the Obama administration’s use of drones in counter-terrorism actions. “Targeted killing should, by definition, be highly discriminatory,” said letters from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops to National Security Advisor Thomas Donilon and members of Congress. The letters questioning the use Read more