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Archbishop Allen Vigneron

The Carnage Continues: Catholic Schools Are Still Firing Gay Teachers

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 09.09.2014 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

These annual firings are tragic, pointless, and inflict great harm. The discharged teachers, of course, are the most seriously injured, but so are all the people associated with the schools -- students, graduates, parents, and staff. The Catholic school system is diminished in the eyes of the public. And the church as a whole is made to suffer.

Catholic Archbishop: Attempts To Redefine Marriage 'Hurt Us All'

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz and Ashley Woods | Posted 06.26.2013 | Detroit

While the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings Wednesday struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and reinstated legal same-sex marriage in Cali...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Catholics Protest Archbishop's Anti-Gay Statements

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.02.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Most of the people carrying signs and rainbow flags while marching slowly along the sidewalk in front of the Archdiocese of Detroit on Thur...

Catholic Leaders: Gay Marriage Supporters Should Skip Communion

Posted 04.09.2013 | Detroit

Catholic Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit said on Sunday that Catholics who support gay marriage yet take the sacrament of Communion are contra...

Catholic Church Closings Announced

Posted 02.21.2012 | Detroit

Archbishop Allen Vigneron released the Archdiocese of Detroit's new parish reorganization plan Monday, announcing mergers and closures that will impac...

Final Decision Coming On Detroit Catholic Church Closings

Posted 02.17.2012 | Detroit

The Archdiocese of Detroit will officially announce the fate of the area's Catholic churches Monday, but some parishioners are already finding out whe...