Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Milingo continues recruiting married priests for new sect

Catholic World News - April 11, 2011

Emmanual Milingo, the renegade archbishop who was excommunicated in 2006 and laicized in 2009, continues to encourage Catholic priests to marry and join a sect that he leads.

Presiding at the ordination of a new bishop for his sect in Kenya, Milingo made the preposterous claim that over 150,000 priests—well over a third of the total number of Catholic priests in the world—have joined his Ecumenical Catholic Apostolic Church of Peace. Last year Milingo proclaimed himself the patriarch of that body, which has apparently won financial backing from the Unification Church.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our September expenses ($14,637 to go):
$35,000.00 $20,362.73
42% 58%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 1 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: Mike in Toronto - Apr. 11, 2011 7:24 PM ET USA

    No real surprise here. Milingo has been a few sandwiches short of a picnic for quite some time.

Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Our Spiritual Destiny and the Horror of War September 19
The Islamic roots of terrorism must be addressed September 19
Each of us is destined to marry Jesus Christ September 18
From simple husband to ascetical priest September 18
St. Augustine's warning to pastors September 18

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Cardinals criticize Kasper proposal, escalating debate on remarriage/Communion CWN - September 18