BISHOP RICHARD PATES
Welcomer/Concelebrant for the 10th Annual AUSCP Assembly
The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests calls for women's ordination to the permanent deaconate, support for LGBTQ groups-Black Lives Matter-homosexual adoption legislation-priestless parishes. The AUSCP was formed in 2011.
He added his signature on May 13, 2021 to a letter written to Archbishop Gomez requesting to halt discussion on pro-abortion leaders receiving Holy Communion. He was among 67 prelates to sign the letter.
UPDATE: AS OF JUNE 23, 2021, FR. KUJAWA WAS ALLOWED TO RETURN TO MINISTRY.
Fr. Bryan Kujawa was placed on administrative leave and sent to St. John Vianney Treatment Center, Downingtown, PA, from Jan. 14 - Feb. 4, 2020. He returned to the Diocese of Crookston and remained on administrative leave, meeting with his support system and a therapist.
On Sep. 19, 2020, Fr. Kujawa announced the Crookston Review Board recommended he return to St. John Vianney Treatment Center and Archbishop Bernard Hebda concurred. He was released Feb. 9, 2021, but remained on administrative leave.
On June 23, the Archdiocese of St. Paul released a statement stating Fr. Kujawa was approved to return to ministry and that he would be temporarily assigned to a parish in the Archdiocese.
Blood of Jesus,
have mercy on us!
“Napoleon Bonaparte once taunted a Catholic cardinal by threatening: “Your Eminence, are you not aware that I have the power to destroy the Catholic Church?” To which the cardinal quipped: “Your Majesty, we Catholic clergy have done our best to destroy the Church for the last eighteen hundred years. We have not succeeded, and neither will you.”
-Dr. Taylor Marshall, Infiltration: The Plot to Destroy the Church from Within