Archbishop Sheehan Criticizes Other Bishops

by Steve Ray on August 29, 2009

Archbishop criticizes bishops who opposed Obama’s appearance at Notre Dame
http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=3890

Archbishop Michael Sheehan of Santa Fe has criticized the dozens of bishops who publicly opposed President Barack Obama’s appearance at t heUniversity of Notre Dame.

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Canon Lawyer Ed Peters writes:

Some thoughts on Archbishop Sheehan’s recent comments regarding Eucharistic discipline

While I offer no opinion on the recent comments made by Archbishop Michael Sheehan of Santa Fe to the National Catholic Reporter regarding his take on inter-episcopal relations (that’s between arch/bishops), his assertions on the canon law of Eucharistic reception are something else. In my opinion, several of Abp. Sheehan’s assertions thereon are flawed. Even so, I might have let them pass, except that Sheehan, besides being an archbishop, also has a doctorate in canon law (Lateran, 1971) and thus some might incline to his views based on those credentials. So, here goes.

Read about it here: http://www.canonlaw.info/2009/08/some-thoughts-on-abp-sheehans-recent.html

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