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Roy Bourgeois Dismissed From Religious Order By Vatican

National Catholic Reporter | Posted 11.20.2012 | Religion

By Joshua J. McElwee for the National Catholic Reporter. Roy Bourgeois, a longtime peace activist and priest who had come under scrutiny for his su...

Rallying Around Father Roy: How Catholics Should Respond To His Impending Dismissal

Marianne T. Duddy-Burke | Posted 10.16.2011 | Religion
Marianne T. Duddy-Burke

Too many Catholics face similar dilemmas frequently in their professional, ministerial, and personal lives, and choose the safe path. We have the power to validate Roy's convictions and his continued priesthood.

Papal Critics

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 10.08.2011 | Religion
Christopher Brauchli

Father Bourgeois is a priest who is a member of the Maryknoll religious order. In 2008 he participated in the ordination of a woman conducted by a group known as the Roman Catholic Womenpriests.

At Easter, Church Expels Women's Advocate, Keeps Pedophiles In The Fold

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 06.21.2011 | Religion
Angela Bonavoglia

Mary's gift to the world is brutally dismissed and diminished by a Church that has declared the fight for her voice, her equality and her empowerment to be a most grave crime.

Christian Sacrifice And The Unholy Crusade To Defrock Roy Bourgeois

Michele Somerville | Posted 06.05.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

What is Father Bourgeois' transgression? Did he travel the world with a pet altar boy in tow? No. He committed a truly grave sin. One the Vatican deems intolerable.

Excommunicated Priest Now Faces Expulsion

Posted 05.31.2011 | Religion

By Bruce Nolan Religion News Service NEW ORLEANS -- The Rev. Roy Bourgeois, the Louisiana native and peace activist who was excommunicated three year...

Zach Carter

Gambling On Hunger

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Since July, the price of corn has jumped 62 percent. Wheat has climbed by two-thirds, and soybeans are 38 percent more expensive. For ma...