The Vatican continues to please the rainbow mafia while mercilessly attacking the orthodox, the faithful,…
The Vatican continues to please the rainbow mafia while mercilessly attacking the orthodox, the faithful, and the traditional.
The inevitable occurred last weekend when Pope Francis ousted Bishop Joseph Strickland from his Diocese of Tyler, Texas for reasons not yet provided, after “an exhaustive inquiry into all aspects of the governance and leadership of the diocese” was initiated back in June.
According to a statement released on Saturday by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, who oversees the suffragan Diocese of Tyler, the recommendation given to the Pope was that the “continuation in office of Bishop Strickland was not feasible.”
Despite reports that issues of “governance … financial matters, [and] basic prudence” prompted the investigation into Strickland, no administrative concerns were mentioned in a Nov. 9 conversation between the bishop and Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, Cardinal Christophe Pierre. Instead, the Nuncio cited as areas of concern Strickland’s “fraternity with [his] brother bishops,” his so-called failure to implement “Traditionis Custodes” — the Vatican’s restrictions on the celebration of the pre-1969 Latin form of the Mass, his outspoken social media presence, and a lack of support for the Synod on Synodality.
When Strickland, who was appointed Bishop of Tyler more than 10 years ago, declined the invitation to resign from office, the Holy Father personally showed him the door.
It just so happens that Strickland received the June 24 “apostolic visitation” days after he returned from leading a prayer procession in response to the honoring of a blasphemous, anti-Catholic hate group, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, on the Dodgers’ 10th annual “Pride Night,” a date which coincided with the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The Vatican’s timing in all of this was, as always, impeccable…