BISHOP JAMES CONLEY LIFTING EXCOMMUNICATIONS WITHOUT REQUIRING RENOUNCING MEMBERSHIP IN HERETICAL GROUPby Alexander Slavsky • ChurchMilitant.com • February 8, 2018
Women allowed to stay in Call to Action in violation of diocesan lawLINCOLN, Neb. (ChurchMilitant.com) – The bishop of the diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska is restoring full communion in the Catholic Church for five women who will remain members of the heretical group Call to Action Nebraska (CTA) — a move causing concern among faithful Catholics.
According to media reports, Bp. James Conley is offering the five women the lifting of their excommunications on an individual basis. Conley, two diocesan officials and the five CTA Nebraska women are reported to have been in talks at the chancery regarding since September 2016.
“Bishop Conley just desires all Catholics to be in union, so he wants to make that possible for as many people as possible,” commented Fr. Nicholas Kipper, spokesman for the diocese of Lincoln. “That’s really the goal of any bishop.”