Posts Tagged ‘Suspension’

Catholic school suspends boy for bow and arrow gesture

Friday, November 6th, 2015

A six-year-old boy was suspended from a US Catholic school after he pretended to shoot another student with an imaginary bow and arrow. The principal of Our Lady of Lourdes School in Cincinnati wrote in a letter that he had “no tolerance for any real, pretend, or imitated violence”. The boy’s parents said their son Read more

Gay former CDF official suspended from priestly ministry

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

A former official at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith who declared he is gay and has a partner has been suspended from priestly ministry. Msgr Krzysztof Charamsa lost his job at the CDF after he made a public statement about his situation and he also criticised the Church for its approach to Read more

Bishop prevents suspended priest speaking at Irish event

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 Flannery’s invitation was cancelled at the order of Bishop William Crean of Cloyne. This Read more

Aussie priest slams marriage letter going to schools

Friday, June 26th, 2015

A Brisbane priest has hit out against the distribution to school children of a letter from Australia’s bishops arguing against same-sex marriage. The decision to publish and distribute the “Don’t Mess with Marriage” booklet in Catholic schools across Australia has angered Fr Terry Fitzpatrick. “I feel angry and disappointed, but not surprised, that the hierarchy Read more