- Jul 9, 2020
Supporters of an Indiana priest who was suspended for calling organizers of the Black Lives Matter movement “maggots and parasites” walked out of a service and shouted at a bishop who ended his remarks with the words, “Black lives matter.”
A bishop suspended a suburban Indianapolis Catholic priest from public ministry on Wednesday for comparing the Black Lives Matter movement and its organizers to “maggots and parasites” in a recent church bulletin.
A suburban Indianapolis Catholic priest has apologized for remarks in which he compared the Black Lives Matter movement and its organizers to “maggots and parasites.”
A bishop asked a suburban Indianapolis Catholic pastor Tuesday to clarify remarks in which he compared the Black Lives Matter movement and its organizers to “maggots and parasites.”
A Department of Justice announcement in mid-June that it would resume federal executions beginning at a federal prison within the Archdiocese of Indianapolis drew words of remorse and prayers from Catholic leaders for the crime victims of as well as for the inmates slated to die.
Siblings who feel called by God to religious vocations often say the call was distinctly individualized, but they are grateful for the support they received in their discernment from their biological brothers and sisters.