Scranton bishop takes national stage
December 01, 2008
Bishop Joseph Martino, who gained national prominence for his vocal pro-life stance during the recent presidential election, was the subject of a profile in yesterday’s Scranton Times-Tribune. Praised and criticized for that stance, he also has been criticized for his handling of the closing of parishes and schools. ‘Bishop Martino has been brought in to do the dirty work,’ says one critic. ‘He did the dirty work; he did it so dirtily, however, that now he’s disliked.’
- Bishop takes his place on the national stage with his staunch anti-abortion stance (Scranton Times-Tribune)
- Bishop Martino: Pastoral letter for Respect Life Sunday 2008 (Diocese of Scranton)
- Dr. Jeff Mirus: Our man Martino (Catholic Culture)
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