- May 24, 2020
Despite news reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents would arrest several thousand immigrants in the country without documents July 13, attendance was not impacted at the charismatic congress sponsored by the Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa.
Following an Iowa congressman’s remarks on white supremacy, Bishop of Sioux City, Iowa labeled them as “totally inappropriate.”
Bishop R. Walker Nickless of Sioux City acknowledged the consternation and sadness of the faithful when details concerning the news of decades of sexual abuse of adolescents by a former diocesan priest surfaced in late October.
A bishop is vowing to relocate a priest who was quietly placed in an Iowa retirement home close to a Catholic school despite his history of sexually abusing boys.
Keynote speakers at an annual Rekindle event for teens in the Diocese of Sioux City emphasized God’s love to those in attendance, something that seems to be lost on today’s young people.