For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. ---Ephesians 6:12

"The age of casual Catholicism is over; the age of heroic Catholicism has begun. We can no longer be Catholics by accident, but instead must be Catholics by CONVICTION." ---Fr. Terrence Henry TOR, Franciscan University of Steubenville

Sunday, April 26, 2009

43 Bishops And Counting...

There are now 43 bishops in the US who have come out publicly against the decision of Notre Dame’s Father Jenkins to give both a platform and an honorary degree to the most pro-abortion President this country has ever seen, Barack Hussein Obama. The latest to join is Bishop Galeone of St. Augustine, who said he is "standing with (his) brother bishops." Read the whole article on Catholic Exchange, HERE. For my own initial reaction, click HERE.

Here is the list of 43 so far. The commencement is in 3 weeks, and there are still only 2 cardinals on the list. Where is Cardinal Rigali???

1. Bishop John D’Arcy - Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
2. Bishop Samuel Aquila - Fargo, ND
3. Bishop Gregory Aymond - Austin, TX
4. Bishop Gerald Barbarito - Palm Beach, FL
5. Bishop Leonard Blair - Toledo, OH
6. Archbishop Daniel Buechlein - Indianapolis, IN
7. Bishop Robert Baker - Birmingham, AL
8. Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz - Lincoln, NE
9. Archbishop Eusebius Beltran - Oklahoma City, OK
10. Auxiliary Bishop Oscar Cantú - San Antonio, TX
11. Bishop Paul Coakley - Salina, KS
12. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo - Houston, TX
13. Archbishop Timothy Dolan - New York, NY
14. Bishop Thomas Doran - Rockford, IL
15. Auxiliary Bishop John Dougherty - Scranton, PA
16. Bishop Robert Finn - Kansas City-St. Joseph, MO
17. Bishop Victor Galeone - St. Augustine, FL
18. Cardinal Francis George - Chicago, IL; President, USCCB
19. Bishop Gerald Gettelfinger - Evansville, IN
20. Archbishop José Gomez - San Antonio, TX
21. Bishop William Higi - Lafayette, IN
22. Archbishop Alfred Hughs - New Orleans, LA
23. Bishop Joseph Latino - Jackson, MS
24. Bishop Jerome Listecki - La Crosse, WI
25. Bishop William E. Lori - Bridgeport, CT
26. Bishop George Lucas - Springfield, IL
27. Bishop Robert Lynch - St. Petersburg, FL
28. Bishop Joseph Martino - Scranton, PA
29. Bishop Charles Morlino - Madison, WI
30. Bishop George Murry - Youngstown, OH
31. Archbishop John J. Myers - Newark, NJ
32. Bishop R. Walker Nickless - Sioux City, IA
33. Archbishop John C. Nienstedt - St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
34. Archbishop Edwin O’Brien - Baltimore, MD
35. Bishop Thomas Olmsted - Phoenix, AZ
36. Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk - Cincinnati, OH
37. Bishop Kevin Rhoades - Harrisburg, PA
38. Bishop Alexander Sample - Marquette, MI
39. Bishop Edward J. Slattery - Tulsa, OK
40. Bishop Richard Stika - Knoxville, TN
41. Bishop Anthony Taylor - Little Rock, AR
42. Bishop Robert Vasa - Baker, OR
43. Bishop Thomas Wenski - Orlando, FL

Archbishop Alfred Hughes, listed above, has chosen to boycott Xavier U. commencement because they, too, have selected a pro-abortionist as speaker and honoree (Donna Brazile, CINO). Hope this really catches on, as we need our bishops to take a stand on such issues.

The list is courtesy of