- Sep 20, 2020
A newsletter from a San Diego Catholic church that doubles as an election polling site has warned parishioners that they risk going to hell if they vote for Democrats, but the diocese said Wednesday that the messages don’t reflect Catholic teaching and are inappropriate.
A San Diego priest, who’s been on leave since August, has been charged with having sexual contact with a woman while celebrating a private Mass for her in the basement of her parents’ home in 2010. In Minnesota, it’s a felony for a clergy member to have sex with someone while providing spiritual advice.
“We understand the pain the community feels,” said Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego after the shooting of an unarmed man Sept. 27. “We pray for calm during this wrenching time and stand ready to work together to achieve true justice and peace for all,”
Catholics in San Diego, the bishop wants to hear about your family life. Bishop Robert McElroy announced Wednesday he will host a diocesan-wide Synod on the Family, inspired by two summits of bishops in Rome in 2014 and 2015 that culminated last month with the release of “Amoris Laetitia,” Pope
A study in contrasts is playing out in California, where the newly installed bishop of San Diego, Robert McElroy, issued a call to resist the culture wars yesterday at the same time that prominent Catholics in San Francisco, just 500 miles up the coast, were calling for the firing of