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Statement on Robert DeLand's dispensation from the clerical state
On September 7, 2022, Pope Francis granted dispensation from the clerical state, although it took some time for the documents to reach the Diocese.
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The work of protecting children is always ongoing
The Safe Environment Policy and Code of Conduct have been updated, and a new Report includes a summary of the instances of child sexual abuse by clergy in the Diocese of Saginaw.
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What’s Next After Proposal 3 Approval? Make Abortion Unthinkable
Just months after the country was freed from a nationwide, constitutionally protected right to abortion, Michigan has become a state that now protects abortion as a right in its constitution as result of the passage of Proposal 3 by voters.
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Bishop Gruss Admits Seven Men as Permanent Deacon Candidates
On November 6, Bishop Robert D. Gruss celebrated the Rite of Admission to Candidacy for seven men during Mass at the Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption in Saginaw.
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Holy Hours for Vocations will include opportunity to venerate relic of St. John Vianney
The next Holy Hour is Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 7 p.m., at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish, Vassar
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Bishop Gruss: 'Jesus looks over the State of Michigan and weeps' 
Today, Jesus looks over the State of Michigan and weeps. We weep with him. Enshrining the right to take the life of an unborn child into our state constitution is an abomination to him. 

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