The Bishop has two kids.
VATICAN CITY Jan 4 (Reuters) - An assistant bishop of the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Los Angeles in the United States has resigned because he had a secret family, including two teenage children.Stuff like this is not even shocking any longer. Apparently Fr. Maciel wasn't the anomaly many of us thought. And we move on...
The Vatican said on Wednesday that Pope Benedict had accepted the resignation of Gabino Zavala, an auxiliary bishop of the diocese which has been plagued by sexual scandals. - More here.
Michael Voris is coming to the Twin Cities to speak at the Argument of the Month club. It should be a sell out. Badger Catholic has the details here.
The canonist Ed Peters has commented on the situation involving Michael Voris and Real Catholic TV and the notice from the Archdiocese of Detroit that they are in violation of Canon Canon 216 which states: “Nevertheless, no undertaking is to claim the name ‘Catholic’ without the consent of competent ecclesiastical authority.” He posts objectively on the matter, click here to read.
The Archdiocese is well within its rights to ask that they stop using the name 'Catholic' - since they do not speak for the Catholic Church in any official capacity, and of course there are other Catholic broadcasting enterprises, so to claim, "Real Catholic" may be a bit presumptuous, if not annoying to bishops who really are supposed to be the real, authoritative teachers of the Catholic faith.
Her speech today was very good - I find I agree with her on practically everything she stands for. I admire her tenacity and courage. How unfortunate that she is just cast aside - but the endless debates proved whose convictions were genuine and I believe Bachmann made a difference. I'm behind Santorum now. I'm not convinced anyone can beat Obama however - unless it is Romney - but I don't trust him, and I doubt he would win.
Photo: Kramer's living room. For me it expresses the idea of the blog as a talk show. Kinda.