Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Joseph Tobin’

Synodality is Pope Francis’ vehicle for changing the church

Monday, May 10th, 2021
Synodality changing the church

Pope Francis’ desire for synodality will be a vehicle for changing the life of the church, according to Cardinal Joseph Tobin of New Jersey, USA. The pope has made repeated calls for mercy and for the church to hear voices from the peripheries. This is an invitation to accept that the Holy Spirit speaks not Read more

Cardinal blesses rally protesting US immigration policies

Monday, September 9th, 2019

US prelate Cardinal Joseph Tobin blessed Catholic leaders and community groups before joining a rally protesting the current US immigration policies. These policies are particularly hard on children and their families. “I am Joseph, your brother, who has been heartbroken by the inhumanity,” Tobin told a rally in Newark, New Jersey last Wednesday. The government Read more

Cardinal Joseph Tobin slams US immigration policies

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

American Cardinal Joseph Tobin has criticised President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. He has called on American Catholic leaders to resist the Trump administration’s views. He says “you really have to believe in inflicting cruelty on innocent people to choose to support the policies we’ve seen in recent months.” Read more

Jesuit’s pro-LGBT book published

Monday, April 10th, 2017

The Vatican and Catholic clergy have backed a gay-friendly publication that looks at what the Catholic Church’s relationship with the “LGBT community” should be like. “Building A Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity”, was written by James Martin. Martin is a Jesuit Read more