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By Diogenes (articles ) | Jun 16, 2004

The Diocese of Tucson is close to filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.


Because they overspent on votive candles, obviously.

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  • Posted by: - Jun. 17, 2004 10:36 AM ET USA

    You know, if these pedophile-protectors can just hang on long enough, the activists who are pushing sodomy on the American public may succeed in decriminalizing their actions. Maybe bankruptcy is a holding pattern, until the day arrives (I predict it's just around the corner) when it's no long punishable by law to sodomize a boy. And who are the idiots who put their money in the collection plates in dioceses such as Tucson?

  • Posted by: - Jun. 17, 2004 10:35 AM ET USA

    Altar boy is right. Bishop Kicanas was "outed" in the Fall/Winter 2003 RCF “Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam” in an article written by Joe Kellenyi, former seminarian at Mundelein. Kicanas was rector of Mundelein from 1984-1995, consecrated in Chicago by Joseph Bernardin. From the Diocese of Tucson website: http://www.diocesetucson.org/guidelines.html you will find "Homosexuality is not a bar to receiving God's call or being accepted by this Diocese as a seminarian, and to subsequently being ordained."

  • Posted by: - Jun. 16, 2004 10:05 PM ET USA

    Our diocese has already started bringing in missionaries from Africa. There aren't many but it has started with priests from the Apostles of Jesus.

  • Posted by: - Jun. 16, 2004 9:34 PM ET USA

    I heard the other day (on good authority) that our Bishop Kicanas is attempting to stop the Latin Masses at Holy Family Church and that he was "celebrating community" with Pius X Catholic Community by dancing in the aisle. I'm sure all were delighted. I had such hopes that we would get a good bishop who would turn things around. I thank God every minute of my life for the Byzantine Church.

  • Posted by: - Jun. 16, 2004 5:44 PM ET USA

    Clearly, in all of this, we have to re-affirm our core principle: Pedophilia is NOT connected with homosexuality in ANY way.

  • Posted by: - Jun. 16, 2004 5:12 PM ET USA

    So little left of the CATHOLIC faith in the Diocese of Tucson, it might be well to let it go bankrupt, close it down for about a decade, then bring in missionaries from Africa and the Philippines, and start all over again. Why try to keep alive a corpse already dead from advanced internal corruption? But that decaying corpse has ruthlessly persecuted authentic Catholics for countless years ! Let it be gone, and soon ! An old-fashioned INTERDICT would be in order.

  • Posted by: - Jun. 16, 2004 5:09 PM ET USA

    I would think it more important for the bishop of Tucson to declare "Moral Bankruptcy." An ecclesiastical court could then place this diocese in spiritual receivership. The lay faithful and righteous clergy of Tucson, acting under the inspired guidance of the Holy Ghost, could then resurrect the One, True, and Apostolic Church in all its TRADITIONAL glory.