Category: Archbishop

Denver Archbishop: Election About ‘Seriousness of Abortion’
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Denver Archbishop: Election About ‘Seriousness of Abortion’

Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila said Friday that every Catholic has the responsibility to be faithful to the Gospel of Life and oppose abortion. The archbishop tweeted out a meme contrasting the two Catholic nuns who spoke at recent national conventions, one in support of life and the other insisting that abortion is above her “pay…

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Iraqi Archbishop: ‘Extinction Is Coming’ for Christians in Middle East
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Iraqi Archbishop: ‘Extinction Is Coming’ for Christians in Middle East

Chaldean Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil offered a grim prediction for the future of Christianity in the Middle East, saying recurring Islamic purges will inevitably lead to the extinction of Christians. Although the Islamic State invasion of Iraq in 2014 led to the displacement of more than 125,000 Christians from historical homelands and despoiled the…

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Washington Archbishop Slams President Trump for ‘Racism’
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Washington Archbishop Slams President Trump for ‘Racism’

Archbishop Wilton Gregory used his new visibility as leader of the Washington DC archdiocese to slam Donald Trump, suggesting recent comments by the president were motivated by racism. In his first public statement since his installation, Archbishop Gregory — the only African American Catholic archbishop in the country — went after Trump by name, echoing…

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