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FaithFaith in Focus
J.D. Long-García
Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted’s tenure was not without controversy, but in my nine years of working with him, I found him to be a prayerful, generous and thoughtful man.
Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori (left) and New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan (right).
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore pleaded for peace in light of recent attacks on pro-life pregnancy centers in the United States.
The secular press repeatedly made errors in trying to explain Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s decision to ban Nancy Pelosi from taking Communion. CNS could provide context and accuracy. (Speaker Pelosi is seen in this photo on Capitol Hill on Sept. 21, 2021. CNS photo/Elizabeth Frantz, Reuters)
FaithShort Take
David Mills
The U.S. bishops’ decision to shut down Catholic News Service by the end of this year will deprive the rest of the world of a reliable and authoritative source for the church’s take on things.
J.D. Long-García
Bishop Dolan compared his outlook to that of Pope Francis, explaining that he “grew up in a very large family, nine kids. There’s no way of drawing a line in the sand with nine kids. You can’t do that.”
The Colorado State Capitol in downtown Denver.
Politics & SocietyNews
Kathryn Post – Religion News ServiceJack Jenkins - Religion News Service
Catholic bishops in Colorado have asked state politicians who voted in favor of abortion rights legislation to refrain from presenting themselves for Holy Communion in a June 6 open letter.
Inside the Vatican
This week on “Inside the Vatican,” host Colleen Dulle and veteran Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell discuss some of Pope Francis’ most interesting picks for the College of Cardinals.