Poch said that he also differed with the Diocese
of Los Angeles over the blessing of same-sex unions and said that he has complained to the diocese
for years about statements he viewed as unorthodox.
Archibald says that every diocese
should have an elected lay review board with real enforcement powers.
of British Columbia is mindful of the sacrifice made by the Diocese
of New Westminster in its defence of not only property but our polity," Bishop Cowan wrote.
It said also that vocations are more likely to come from parishes that offer Marian and Eucharistic devotions, and from homes that actively foster vocations, but it did not discuss the effect of "cafeteria" Catholicism present in the clergy and religious of a diocese
or religious community.
Bishop William Murphy became the ordinary of the diocese
just last year, so the cases referred to in the grand jury report did not happen during his tenure.
With the arrival of the deadline Wednesday, Monsignor Timothy Thorburn, chancellor of the Lincoln Diocese
, said of the bishop's order: ``The legislation still is in its full effect.
We're extremely proud to be partners with the Diocese
of Cleveland in our effort to control healthcare costs and provide significant cost savings," said John Burry, Jr.
Under Church rules, the Bishop's approval or "canonical permission" was required to function within the Diocese
and former director of stewardship and financial development at the diocese
Another noteworthy event was the establishment of a Catholic Chair at the University of Calgary for which the diocese
paid $50,000 a year.
Several of the church's 110 dioceses
refuse to ordain women, while others disagree with Bishop Jefferts Schori's more-liberal attitudes toward homosexuality.
Bishop Ingham's Vancouver diocese
has discussed the issue for at least four years.