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Pope Francis Fires Anti-LGBTQ Bishop

Posted on AllSides November 12th, 2023
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Texas Bishop Joseph Strickland, a prominent figure among traditionalist American Catholics and critic of Pope Francis for making the church more welcoming to the LGBTQ community, was removed from his post as bishop of Tyler, the Vatican has said. In a statement released on Saturday, the Vatican confirmed that the decision followed “an apostolic visitation ordered by the Pope last June in the Diocese of Tyler,” but did not specify the reason. “The Holy Father has removed Bishop Joseph E. Strickland from the pastoral governance of the diocese of Tyler,...

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