Should Catholic priests or members of religious orders be endorsing political candidates? If it is allowed, is it prudent?
Bishops from the dioceses of Beaumont, Texas, and Lake Charles, Louisiana, found themselves assessing damages and checking in with others hours after destructive Hurricane Laura had passed.
The German Catholic news agency KNA notes the president of the bishops’ conference has so far been virtually the only bishop not to comment publicly on the document.
Cardinal Dolan will offer the prayer as the convention opens, the same day President Trump and Vice President Pence will be nominated as the GOP’s candidates for a second term.
Thomas J. Reese looks at over 160 press releases to analyze the posture of the U.S. bishops toward the Trump administration.