A day after a fellow Florida prelate warned church employees not to publicly support the state’s legalization of same-sex marriage, Bishop Robert Lynch called Catholics to respond to the state’s new reality with “patience and humility.”
A funeral Mass was planned for Wednesday for retired Bishop John J. Nevins of Venice, the founding bishop of the diocese.
Nevins, 82, died Aug. 26 in his home in Venice. He had been in declining health.
A native of New Rochelle, N.Y., he was ordained a priest of the Miami archdiocese in 1959 after studies at Tulane University in New Orleans, where he earned a master's degree, and The Catholic University of America in Washington.
Parish Diary: What does our parish do about contraception? We teach as the church teaches. Are we having any significant impact? No.
Simply Spirit: This survey provided an opportunity for Catholics from anywhere in the U.S. to give feedback, not only those in the 72 U.S. dioceses that offered online surveys.
The cat is out of the bag. Thanks to reports from the worldwide questionnaire authorized by the Vatican and the Univision world poll, the "sense of the faithful" is alive and highly visible following a long exile imposed by the magisterium. Bishop Robert Lynch of St.
Of the almost 200 Catholic dioceses in the United States, just over a third were given the opportunity to respond to the Vatican's questionnaire for the synod on the family.