Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi

Birthday: 27 March 1946
Education:

Bachelor of Arts – Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Juris Doctor – Tulane University School of Law, New Orleans, LA
Notre Dame Seminary – New Orleans, LA
Licentiate of Canon Law – The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

Ordination: 20 May 1978
Episcopate: 2 July 2001
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Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi 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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  • Archbishop Rodi said the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013 was a “a great disappointment.” He also said “The truth is that marriage is between a man and a woman,” and although “court decisions may change…the truth does not.” (AL.com)

Abortion politics

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Contraception

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“LGBT” ideology

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  • In a diocesan letter published February 2017, Archbishop Rodi rebuked the transgender movement, calling it “misguided.” He also said it causes him “grave concern.” Rodi directed laity to read an article published by the National Catholic Bioethics Center for a full explanation of Church teaching on transgenderism. (Archdiocese of Mobile)

Liturgy

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Marriage and Family Life

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Education

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