John Freml

27 posts

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Help wanted: Call To Action seeks liturgy coordinator for the 2018 national conference

The Liturgy Coordinator position reports to CTA’s Conference Coordinator and is responsible for coordinating and providing quality liturgical experiences that celebrate and strengthen the CTA community as they gather for their annual conference. Responsibilities include the planning, training, recruiting and scheduling of ministers and liturgical artists (including environmental designer, musicians, […]

Thomas Paprocki

See Jesus in transgender people

In a recent column in the Catholic Times, Bishop Thomas John Paprocki addressed transgender issues in the context of the Boy Scouts’ recent decision to accept transgender youth among their ranks. After clarifying that local troops affiliated with Catholic schools and parishes will not follow suit, he proceeded to spread […]

Gay Priest

Vatican reaffirms 2005 ban on gay priests

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, the Vatican reaffirmed a 2005 ban on ordinations of gay priests, stating that “persons with homosexual tendencies” cannot be admitted to Catholic seminaries. Pope Francis approved the document, which goes on to say that gay men “find themselves in a situation that gravely hinders them from […]