Bishop Joseph J. Tyson

Birthday: 16 October 1957
Education:

Bachelor of Arts in Russian and East European Area Studies – University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Bachelor of Arts in Communications: Editorial Journalism – University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Master of Arts in International Relations – University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Master of Divinity – Theological College, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

Ordination: 10 June 1989
Episcopate: 6 June 2005
Facebook 509-965-7119 jose.armenta@yakimadiocese.net

Bishop Joseph J. Tyson on the Issues

Viganò testimony

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Amoris Laetitia

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Pro-life leadership

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  • In a joint statement with other Washington bishops, Bishop Tyson urged the governor of Washington to veto Senate Bill 6219 which mandated abortion coverage in state insurance plans. Tyson called this bill an “assault” on “the inherent dignity of every human person from the moment of conception until natural death.” (Northwest Catholic)

Homosexuality

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Abortion politics

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  • Bishop Tyson disallowed priests in his diocese from advertising a pro-life non-profit’s fundraiser because they invited Laura Ingraham to speak at it. Tyson cited Ingraham’s “strident” stance against open borders as one of the reasons priests could not market the event. (LifeZette)

Contraception

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“LGBT” ideology

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Liturgy

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Marriage and Family Life

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Education

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