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Thomas Paprocki Gay Marriage Exorcism

Shadow Over Springfield: The Failures of a Warrior Bishop

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 02.17.2014 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Ill., has recently been in the news for staging a public exorcism on the day Gov. Pat Quinn signed marriage equality into law in Illinois. Bishop Paprocki's actions raise a few questions: What is the state of his diocese? If it is in decline, then why?

Illinois Bishop Holds Gay Marriage Exorcism Despite Protests

Posted 11.21.2013 | Chicago

At the same time Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn was signing the state's same-sex marriage bill into law in Chicago on Wednesday, a very different type of cer...

Bishop Plans 'Exorcism' Of State's 'Evil' Gay Marriage Law

Posted 11.14.2013 | Chicago

With Illinois' new marriage equality bill set to be signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn next Wednesday, one Illinois bishop is planning to mark the occa...