Michael Sean Winters
America's Next Top Catholic
November 26, 2010
Rarely do the words “unprecedented” and “Catholic bishops” land in the same sentence. But, last week, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) laid aside a precedent when they declined to elevate the body’s vice president, Tuscon Bishop Gerald Kicanas, to the presidency. Instead, the bishops selected New York’s Archbishop Timothy Dolan by a vote of 128-111. This choice set alarm bells ringing.
April 09, 2008
The Pope's 2008 visit to the U.S. was a chance for Americans to think about family values and immigration.