Posts Tagged ‘Cleveland’

Priest reminds GOP convention of Good Samaritan

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

A Catholic priest has reminded the Republican Party national convention in the United States of the parable of the Good Samaritan. Msgr Kieran Harrington delivered the invocation on the opening night of the convention in Cleveland on July 18. The prayer lasted three minutes. The prayer included a request for blessings and inspiration for the Read more

Priest who followed his parishioners is excommunicated

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Cleveland’s Bishop Richard Lennon has formally excommunicated a priest who followed his parishioners into an independent worship community after the bishop improperly closed their parish. The conflict between the diocese and the parish of St Peter in downtown Cleveland began in 2009 when Bishop Lennon announced the closure of 50-plus parishes and churches in a Read more