TOP (L to R): Bishops Ronald Gainer, Liam Cary and Thomas Tobin. MIDDLE: Bishops Michael Burbidge and Thomas Paprocki; Archbishop Joseph Naumann. BOTTOM: Bishops Joseph Coffey, Joseph Strickland and Timothy Freyer. (photo: National Catholic Register)
Thoughts from Archbishop Joseph Naumann, and Bishops Ronald Gainer, Liam Cary, Thomas Tobin, Michael Burbidge, Thomas Paprocki, Joseph Coffey, Joseph Strickland and Timothy Freyer.
By Jim Graves, EWTN News, April 6, 2022
Jim Graves Jim Graves is a Catholic writer and editor living in Newport Beach, California. He previously served as Managing Editor for the Diocese of Orange Bulletin, the official newspaper of the Diocese of Orange, California. …
I asked nine active Catholic bishops working in different parts of the United States to comment on issues of public policy and culture they thought important to the country. The following are their thoughts.
BishopJoseph L. Coffey of the Archdiocese for the Military Services has had an extensive background in the pro-life movement, including praying in front of abortion clinics and participating in Operation Rescue. He commented:
“I can remember when the Roe v. Wade decision was handed down in 1973. I was 13. …