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From the Bishop: What does the Catholic Church Teach About Same-Sex Civil Unions?

Pope Francis’ remarks may appear to propose a “middle ground” that would grant the legal protection of those with same-sex attraction who have formed a life together.  This is a pastoral proposal, given on a practical level (a prudential judgement), which does not change the Church’s teaching.
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The Wages of Sin | Sunday Homily

"When the soul gives in to sin, it does not bear fruit...the fruit of happiness, meaning, justice, loveliness, and interior peace." Homilist: Bishop James Wall
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The Biblical Case for the Papacy | Sunday Homily

Bishop Wall examines the Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 16, in which Jesus designates Peter as the first Pope.

From the Bishop: Why Priests (and Laity!) Should Make a Holy Hour Every Day

A daily hour of companionship keeps us from wandering far from Christ, and keeps us rooted in His truth.

From the Bishop: Revised Order of Sacraments to Begin in Fall 2019

"I consider it crucial that our youth receive the strength of the sacrament of Confirmation as soon as possible to assist them in their lives."

Bishop Wall Tells New, Old Catholics: “The Good News of the Resurrection is Meant to Be Lived”

"The resurrection is the stamp that validates everything that Jesus did and said."

From the Bishop: Lent, a Perfect Opportunity to Offer Prayers and Works in Defense of Life

What better time to participate in fighting against a culture of death than during the season of Lent?

Statement from Bishop James Wall Regarding the Testimony of Archbishop Carlo Vigano

The testimony leaves many questions unanswered, and I believe the claims within should be properly investigated in order to shed light on what appears to be much darkness.

The Most Rev. James S. Wall

Bishop of Gallup

Bishop James S. Wall has served as the fourth bishop for the Diocese of Gallup since 2009.