Catholic Diocese of Springfield http://wuis.org en Bishop To Hold 'Prayers of Exorcism' On Same-Sex Marriage http://wuis.org/post/bishop-hold-prayers-exorcism-same-sex-marriage <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Roman Catholic </span><a href="http://www.dio.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Bishop of Springfield</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> plans a special prayer service the day same-sex marriage is to be signed into law. He says it's "scandalous" that so many Catholic politicians supported the legislation.</span></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 16:32:32 +0000 Brian Mackey 13020 at http://wuis.org Bishop To Hold 'Prayers of Exorcism' On Same-Sex Marriage Springfield Catholic Leader Responds To Supreme Court Rulings http://wuis.org/post/springfield-catholic-leader-responds-supreme-court-rulings <p></p><p>The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Springfield says the nation's high court has given "legal protection to an intrinsic evil" by striking down the <em>Defense of Marriage Act</em> and not defending California's <em>Proposition 8</em>. &nbsp;</p><p><a href="https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/717753-paprockistatementondoma.html">In a statement Wednesday</a>, Reverend Thomas John Paprocki went on to call the Supreme Court's rulings "hollow decisions" that are "devoid of moral authority". &nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 16:54:20 +0000 Peter Gray 4852 at http://wuis.org Springfield Catholic Leader Responds To Supreme Court Rulings