Bishop Mark J. Seitz

Birthday: 10 January 1954
Education:

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy – Holy Trinity Seminary, University of Dallas, Dallas TX
Master of Divinity – Holy Trinity Seminary, University of Dallas, Irving, TX

Ordination: 17 May 1980
Episcopate: 27 April 2010
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Bishop Mark J. Seitz on the Issues

Viganò testimony

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Amoris Laetitia

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Pro-life leadership

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  • Bishop Seitz led thousands of pro-lifers during a local March for Life in downtown El Paso on January 21, 2018. (The Rio Grande Catholic)
  • After Donald Trump was elected president in 2016, Bishop Seitz issued a statement calling on protection for the unborn. He also claimed that Catholics “hold to a Consistent Ethic of Life” that demands concern for refugees and Muslims who are fearful for their future. (Diocese of El Paso)
  • Seitz concelebrated a Mass for Life at the 2012 Dallas March for Life. He also led 500 pro-lifers in praying the Rosary outside an abortion clinic. 8,000 people attended the march. (National Catholic Register)
  • While serving as auxiliary bishop of Dallas, Seitz spoke at the 2010 40 Days for Life rally in Dallas. (Pro-Life Dallas)
  • In 2016, Bishop Seitz participated in the Hike for Life, Texas’ oldest annual pro-life event that raises money for crisis pregnancy centers and pro-life awareness. (Diocese of El Paso)
  • Bishop Seitz said mass at the 2018 Southwest March for Life in El Paso, Texas. (Southwest March for Life)
  • Bishop Seitz participated in the 2018 40 Days for Life campaign by praying outside the Hill Top Reproductive Clinic in El Paso, Texas. (Coalition for Life)

Homosexuality

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Abortion politics

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Contraception

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“LGBT” ideology

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Liturgy

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Marriage and Family Life

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  • Bishop Seitz serves on the episcopal advisory board of the Theology of the Body Evangelization Team, a grassroots organization founded in 2001 that promotes marriage prep, seminars and education cirriculum across the United States rooted in Theology of the Body. (Theology of the Body Evangelization Team)

Education

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