- Oct 31, 2020
The derecho storm that ravaged Iowa Aug. 10 caused an estimated $4 billion in damages.
Bishop Thomas R. Zinkula of Davenport, Iowa, was among 18 people who packed the reception area of a federal facility in Cedar Rapids, keeping vigil as Alejandro Guzman checked in with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers.
Bishop Munib Younan told an audience in Rock Island it is “imperative that all religions teach their adherents to see the Image of God in those who are different.”
Davenport Bishop Thomas R. Zinkula bicycled in the weeklong Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa.
A new Iowa law prohibiting abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected has been placed on hold while lawyers on opposing sides of a lawsuit prepare their cases.
In a statement, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Thomas Robert Zinkula as the new leader of the Davenport diocese in Iowa, and Father John P. Dolan as a new auxiliary bishop for San Diego. Zinkula will be taking the place of Bishop Martin J. Amos who is retiring.