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In this 2015 file photo, LGBTQ supporters wave a flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. The Catholic Medical Association joined a lawsuit Aug. 26, 2021, challenging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' mandate that doctors and hospitals must perform gender-transition procedures over their own moral or medical objections. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Blase J. CupichTimothy Michael Dolan
Cardinal Cupich and Cardinal Dolan on Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act: Does objecting to performing gender transition procedures—but welcoming patients who identify as transgender—constitute discrimination? Of course not.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
The cardinal who, until now, served as the Vatican’s chief archivist and librarian, had long been rumored to be named prefect of this newly created Vatican office.
archbishop william lori of baltimore stands at a lectern and talks wearing vestments that are white and red
Catholic News Service
Archbishop William Lori, the U.S. bishops' pro-life chairman, stated that Catholics must work together to create a world in which all are welcome, which requires justice and love.
Gerard O’Connell
In the second part of this exclusive interview, Cardinal Grech reveals in new depth the plans for the continental and Roman phases of the global synodal process.
white wall with hole in it, a black box sticking out with compost material on it
Politics & SocietyNews
Alejandra Molina - Religion News Service
California is now among the U.S. states that have legalized the process of converting bodies into soil, a procedure the Catholic Church said fails to show 'respect for the body of the deceased.'
Inside the Vatican
Also on the show: How does Pope Francis' approval of sending arms to Ukraine square with his criticism of the arms trade?