Posts Tagged ‘Father James Altman’

Father James Altman raises $640,000 to fight his bishop’s demand to resign

Thursday, June 10th, 2021

The Rev. James Altman calls himself “a lowly priest” serving a blue-collar city in western Wisconsin. But when his bishop demanded his resignation – after a series of divisive remarks about politics and the pandemic – Altman refused to oblige and has since raised more than $640,000 from his conservative supporters to defend himself. While Read more

Wisconsin priest says he won’t resign after controversial remarks

Thursday, May 27th, 2021

Father James Altman, pastor of St. James the Less Parish in La Crosse, Wisconsin, told Mass attendees that Bishop William P. Callahan has asked him to resign because he is “divisive” and “ineffective.” Altman — who told his congregants that he is being singled out for preaching “the truth” about “all the evil that confronts Read more