The following statement is brought to you by the Texas Conference of Catholic Bishops. Along with his brother bishops, Bishop James A. Tamayo joins his prayers to all victims of gun violence.
March 20, 2018
Statement from Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, of San Antonio and Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin
The following is a letter Bishop Tamayo has sent a message to the Holy Father on the occasion of the 5th Anniversary of his election as Bishop of Rome. His papacy began on March 13, 2013 following Pope Benedict XVI.
Thank you to everyone who prayed, sent messages and upheld the principle of the sacredness of all human life. We are grateful for your witness!
Governor’s decision to stop execution an example of restorative justice.