24 Aug 2011
Petty Officer Jon T. Tumilson was laid to rest Friday in Rockford, Iowa, where an estimated 1,500 mourners came to pay respects for the fallen Navy SEAL, including his dog Hawkeye. In fact, Hakeye’s loyalty to his owner at the funeral was visible, creating a heart-wrenching image as he laid down by the casket of his owner during the entire service....read more
22 Apr 2010
Kudos to Archbishop Listecki!
FYI, if a priest violates the Seal of Confession, he is latae sententiae (automatically excommunicated). The Pope is the only one who can lift the excommunication.
Story found here.
A Waukesha County Catholic priest has been placed on administrative leave while the Archdiocese of Milwaukee investigates an allegation that he violated the seal of confession, the first time a local priest has faced such a charge in nearly 30 years.
Archbishop Jerome Listecki relieved Father David Verhasselt of his duties as pastor at St. Catherine of Alexandria Church in the Town of Oconomowoc on … Read the rest...read more