Auxiliary Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens

Birthday: 3 August 1968
Education:

Bachelor of Arts in English and Philosophy – Benedictine College, Atchison, KS
Master of Arts in Theology, Thesis: “The Foundations of Post-Vatican II Communio Ecclesiology in the Eucharistic Ecclesiology of Henri de Lubac” – Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, Saint Paul, MN
Master of Divinity – Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, Saint Paul, MN
Licentiate of Sacred Theology – Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, Italy
Doctor of Sacred Theology – Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, Italy

Ordination: 31 May 1997
Episcopate: 11 October 2013
(651) 962-5772 ahcozzens@stthomas.edu

Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens on the Issues

Viganò testimony

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Amoris Laetitia

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Pro-life leadership

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Homosexuality

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Abortion politics

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Contraception

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  • In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Humanae Vitae, Bishop Cozzens strongly defended Church teaching on contraception during a mass at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Minneapolis. (Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis)

“LGBT” ideology

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Liturgy

Promotes reverent liturgy
  • On Sunday, January 6, 2018, the Feast of the Epiphany, Bishop Cozzens celebrated a Solemn Pontifical Mass at a church in Minneapolis operated by the Priestly Society of St. Peter, a pro-Latin Mass group of priests. More than 250 Catholics, including several seminarians, attended. (FSSP)
  • Bishop Cozzens conferred the Diaconate on twelve subdeacons attending the Fraternal Society of St. Peter’s seminary in Denton, Nebraska on March 12, 2016. (FSSP)

Marriage and Family Life

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Education

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