Fr. Altman has been outspoken toward COVID lockdowns and Democrats’ pro-abortion platform
May 25, 2021
Bishop William P. Callahan began threatening the outspoken priest with “canonical penalties” in September, even as public support for the priest surged among rank-and-file Catholics around the country and the world.
The Wisconsin priest, whose video “You can’t be a Catholic and a Democrat” went viral and who has fearlessly admonished the U.S. bishops for shutting churches and denying the faithful Sacraments during the COVID-19 crisis, is facing the biggest challenge of his priesthood yet.
And now, a group called ‘Faithful America’ is proudly boasting responsibility for taking down Fr. Altman, but ‘Faithful America’ are not even a Catholic organization!
Thankfully, Fr. Altman says he is working with a canon lawyer to resolve this matter.
“In response my canon lawyer asked for clarification – asked for the justification and a chance to review what was in my file that suggested I was so divisive and ineffective,” explained Altman.
“And I say all this only because, I’m no expert on canon law, but understand only that while we are contesting bishop’s request — and we are — he could in theory appoint a parish administrator whilst I remain a pastor without duties until the appeal goes through Rome, which could take up to a year or more.“
Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas, also offered his support for Altman via Twitter.
Our donations will not only help cover his legal expenses, but also make sure Fr. Altman is looked after by faithful Catholics if his diocese stops paying his wage. It will also be used to expand his online ministry should he be silenced in his diocese.
Any unused funds will go to worthwhile charities of Fr. Altman’s choosing, so please give what you can.
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