April 9, 2005
Bishop of Diocese of St. Petersburg Transfers Terri's Pastor Day After Her MassTopics: News
Before now, I'd already had enough of Bishop Lynch's indifference to the truth about Terri Schiavo - but this is over the top, even for him. I've tried very hard not to be critical, but no longer ...
- Spirit Daily
The day after the funeral Mass for Terri Schiavo, which garnered national attention for its touching moments and heavy attendance, Bishop Robert Lynch of St. Petersburg, Florida, informed the church's pastor, Fr. William Swengross of Most Holy Name of Jesus Church and pastor to the Terri's parents, the Schindlers, that he will be transferred in June to St. Stephens Church in Valrico. This church is located out of the diocesan mainstream, far away from Pinellas County, where the Schiavo drama played out.
Previously Bishop Lynch also found himself in the midst of controversy for disallowing exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in the diocese. While remaining obedient, as is right, to the bishop, parishioners are sending around a petition protesting the move by Most Reverend Lynch, who can be contacted here.
Posted by richard at April 9, 2005 4:57 PM
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