More on the upset at the U.S. Bishop’s Conference

Yesterday, U.S. Catholic’s Bryan Cones pointed out the obvious in a blog on the election of NY archbishop Timothy Dolan as president of the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops: This is a really big deal and, shockingly, some really good religion reporters seem to be missing that fact. Cones doesn’t mince words: This is truly … More More on the upset at the U.S. Bishop’s Conference

Gerald Kicanas passed over as leader of Bishops conference

If you’re up on the news this morning you’ve heard that the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops went against precedent and voted against elevating Tucson’s Catholic bishop to president of the group. Gerald F. Kicanas, who came to Tucson to lead the diocese’s 350,000 Catholics nearly 10 years ago, received 111 votes to the 128 … More Gerald Kicanas passed over as leader of Bishops conference