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Priests ask American bishops to discuss, act on four issues

The largest association of U.S. Catholic priests is asking the U.S. bishops who begin their annual fall meeting today (Nov. 14) to discuss four issues confronting the Church and society. They are racism, non-violence, ordination of women deacons and the ordination of married men to the priesthood.

The priests’ request was made in the form of a letter, dated October 25, to each of the bishops. It was signed by Father Bob (Bernard R.) Bonnot on behalf of the Leadership Team and the one-thousand-plus members of the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests.

VOTF Co-Sponsors International Conference

Voice of the Faithful was one of three organizations co-sponsoring the Third Annual Conference of International Catholic Priest Movements and Reform Groups, Oct. 17-20, 2016, in Chicago.

Forty priests and lay persons from 10 countries (Argentina, Austria, Australia, England, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Slovakia, Switzerland and the United States) gathered to develop strategies supporting redorm in the Catholic Church.