A Catholic priest in Indiana has been suspended by his diocese for condemning the organization Black Lives Matter in his weekly message last Sunday.
Rev. Theodore Rothrock of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Carmel described organizers of the Marxist, gay activist, anti-nuclear family organization as "maggots and parasites."
His bishop, Timothy Doherty of the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana, ordered the move Wednesday.
"The Bishop expresses pastoral concern for the affected communities," the diocese said in a statement Wednesday, reported the Indianapolis Star newspaper. "The suspension offers the Bishop an opportunity for pastoral discernment for the good of the diocese and for the good of Father Rothrock." ...