Tag: bishop seitz

El Paso bishop meets with victims of Texas shooting

WASHINGTON | The bishop of El Paso, Texas, met with the families of those who were killed and wounded during the Aug. 3 shooting at a Walmart in the city where he serves, and in a statement following the meeting said his heart “was breaking,” after seeing up-close the human aftermath of the crime. “As… Read more »

A bishop testifies on immigration as president seeks to change asylum

WASHINGTON | In a memo released late on April 29, President Donald Trump ordered changes for how refugees may apply for asylum to the U.S., requesting an application fee from asylum-seekers and denying them permission to work depending on how the applicant entered the country. Though the changes are not immediate, he gave administration officials… Read more »

Respect Life speaker: Liturgy = pro-life

PUNTA GORDA | In delivering the keynote to some 450 people gathered for the state Respect Life Conference, Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso, Texas, said everything he knows about living as a Catholic Christian, he learned at Mass. “Everything,” he emphasized. “It’s all there. It’s really not even that complicated. The liturgy and the… Read more »

Dignity of human person focus of Florida Respect Life Conference

PUNTA GORDA  |  Through storytelling, Scripture, science and research, a group of speakers reminded advocates how the foundation for respect life reveals a range of issues from abstinence to marriage, immigration to liturgy, and compassion in health care to preventing abortion. And each of those issues reveal a core value that radiates respect of life… Read more »