The Most Reverend Richard G. Lennon, Bishop of Cleveland released on August 22, 2014 the following letter and decree to pastors, administrators, and parish life coordinators in the eight-county Diocese of Cleveland pertaining to three women who attempted ordination as deacon and priest. Click for material pertaining to Church teaching on this matter.
Bishop Lennon seeks another print alternative to spreading the Good News of the faith within the Diocese of Cleveland Bishop Richard Lennon, Bishop of Cleveland has announced that production of the print version of the Catholic Universe Bulletin, the official newspaper of the Diocese of Cleveland, will be coming to an end at a yet […]
A recent Web Poll question received 343 responses in the twelve days that it was posted on the Diocese of Cleveland web site. The question, the selection options, and the results are as follows: Recently Pope Francis cautioned an audience of young people in Germany about spending too many hours on futile things pertaining to […]
During his latest bi-month Lunchtime Lecture, Bishop Richard Lennon discussed the use of Sacred Scripture with emphasis on its use in public liturgy. Prior to the Second Vatican Council, the Church had a single cycle of readings throughout the Church year. After the reforms of the Council, 3 cycles were developed as Bishop describes in […]
ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM SEOUL, South Korea (CNS), August 18, 2014 — Pope Francis said the use of force can be justified to stop “unjust aggressors” such as Islamic State militants in northeastern Iraq, but he declined to endorse U.S. military airstrikes against the militants and said such humanitarian interventions should not be decided […]