Posts Tagged ‘Redemptorist’

Bishop prevents suspended priest speaking at Irish event Comments 0

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

An Irish bishop has moved to prevent a suspended Redemptorist speaking at a parish event next month. Fr Tony Flannery was invited by the parish pastoral council in Killeagh in Cloyne diocese to give the opening address at Spiritfest 2015. But Fr Flannery’s invitation was cancelled at the order of Bishop William Crean of Cloyne. Read more

Fr Peter Brown appointed Bishop of Samoa Pago Pago Comments 0

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

The Vatican has appointed New Zealander Father Peter Brown, as Bishop of Samoa Pago Pago. Bishop elect Brown is a member Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists – C.Ss.R). After being professed as a Redemptorist in 1979 Fr Peter’s first appointment was to their newly established mission in Samoa. In the community with him were Read more

Has the ‘real Ratzinger’ come out to play? Comments 0

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

ROME — When Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was elected to the papacy in April 2005, the popular forecast called for stormy weather ahead. This was, after all, the Vatican enforcer who had been leading a “smack-down on heresy since 1981”, in the words of T-shirts and coffee mugs marketed by a Ratzinger fan club. His rise elicited Read more