Bishop John Stowe

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The U.S. bishops meet in Baltimore for their annual fall general assembly on Nov. 14-17, 2022.

Explainer: ‘Faithful Citizenship,’ the U.S. bishops’ guidance on voting

Nov 13, 2023

By Daniel Payne

In the past, bishops have debated whether the voting guide should continue to call abortion a “preeminent” issue; the question... Read more

Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Ky. says he will vote against a document on the Eucharist being considered by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at their fall assembly in Baltimore Nov. 15-18, 2021.

Bishop Stowe ‘not in favor’ of Eucharistic document, but predicts it will pass

Nov 12, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Ky. says he remains opposed to a draft document on the Eucharist the U.S. bishops... Read more


Unvaccinated clergy in Lexington, Kentucky barred from ministering to the sick and homebound elderly

Sep 14, 2021

By Shannon Mullen, Joe Bukuras

Priests of the Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 may not minister to the sick... Read more

Mixed 'blessings' as Bishop Stowe attends Catholic dissenters' Pride Month event

Jun 2, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic dissenters and LGBT activists on Tuesday hosted an online Pride Month “blessing” in reaction to a Vatican statement reiterating... Read more