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Catholic Caucus: Anti-abortion advocates protest U of Scranton speaker
The Scranton times Tribune ^ | January 28, 2012 | By David Falchek

Posted on 01/30/2012 6:47:11 AM PST by topher

Another showdown between a local Catholic institution and the Bishop of Scranton erupted Saturday, with conservative Catholic groups entering the debate on the side of Bishop Joseph Bambera.

The Cardinal Newman Society, a group that scrutinizes Catholic colleges for adherence to doctrine, and the locally based American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property, joined forces to protest former U.S. Rep. Marjorie Margolies at the University of Scranton, an institution sponsored by the Society of Jesus.

"The Jesuits want to reform the church," shouted James Burke, former board chairman of King's College, Wilkes-Barre, from a flatbed stage parked in front of the Cathedral Prayer Garden. "The Jesuits should reform the Jesuits."

Mr. Burke, who called himself part of the "faithful laity" of the diocese, accused the University of Scranton of "embracing pro-abortion militants" and being defiant toward the bishop.

"This defiant university is not deserving of the name 'Catholic,'" Mr. Burke said.

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TOPICS: Catholic
KEYWORDS: abortion; jesuits; prolife; scranton
The Bishop of Scranton did forbid this speaking engagement but the Jesuit priest who is president of the University disobeyed the Bishop of Scranton.

Some might say this is to be expected.

But maybe this University should be tossed from the Catholic Church as Marymount Manhattan was. Especially if the the Roman Catholic priest who is president is going to defy his bishop.

1 posted on 01/30/2012 6:47:16 AM PST by topher
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To: topher

Jesuits were supposed to be the Pope’s Marines

Now they are the biggest Marxists

I don’t know why these frauds became so called priests

Well Eric Hofer said a lot of times fanatics change sides

2 posted on 01/30/2012 8:58:45 AM PST by uncbob
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