- Jul 14, 2020
Iowa’s Catholic bishops are taking a prominent stand on three pressing federal issues, one involving the imminent execution of four federal death-row inmates, another on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, and the third on the asylum system.
Dozens of Native Americans say they were abused in Catholic schools on reservations.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Paul J. Swain of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and appointed as his successor Father Donald E. DeGrood, a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
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.
Singer-songwriter Tatiana “Tajci” Cameron confessed she didn’t always like Holy Week.
Following an Iowa congressman’s remarks on white supremacy, Bishop of Sioux City, Iowa labeled them as “totally inappropriate.”