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Bishop Strickland Denies Claims of Being Barred from Celebrating Mass

Articles | December 8, 2023 | by Catholics for Catholics

CatholicVote is reporting that Bishop Joseph Strickland has denied rumors that he has been banned from celebrating Mass in the Diocese of Tyler.

A recent article by LifeSiteNews claimed that employees had been informed that Strickland was barred from offering Mass in the diocese, although he could do so elsewhere.

The bishop, who is currently on a personal retreat, contacted CatholicVote via text message to refute the claims.

Strickland was recently removed from his position as bishop of Tyler after refusing a request to resign by Apostolic Nuncio Christoph Pierre. Nevertheless, he remains a bishop in good standing with all his canonical rights, including the ability to celebrate Mass.

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