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Thomas Paprocki

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...

Bishop Who Compared The President To Hitler Orders Diocese To Read Anti-Obama Letter From Pulpit

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.02.2012 | Religion

Earlier this year, a Roman Catholic bishop came under fire from the Anti-Defamation League and others for comparing President Barack Obama to Joseph S...