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The U.S. bishops approved by a wide margin a plan to draft a document to examine the "meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the church" following a lengthy debate.
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The back-and-forth messages follow an increasingly public debate among the bishops about Catholic politicians who support keeping abortion legal and whether they should be denied access to the Eucharist.
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Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, expressed hope the incoming administration "will work with the church and others of goodwill."
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Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, called on his fellow bishops to take the news of the Resurrection and the triumph of life over death directly to people to help them navigate the pandemic and economic turmoil.
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The abortion-related measures were among 120 proposed state laws and constitutional amendments on the ballot in 32 states.
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Pope Francis’ expression of openness to the idea of laws recognizing civil unions, including for gay couples, to protect their rights does not change church teaching on marriage.
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Officials reported that at least 12 people had died as Tropical Storm Laura lashed Haiti and the Dominican Republic with strong winds and torrential rains, causing widespread flooding in low-lying communities.
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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.
A woman waits in line at Catholic Charities' Spanish Catholic Center parking lot in Washington July 15, 2020, to pick up free food supplies. Catholic Charities USA agencies have provided nearly $400 million in assistance during the first four months of the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Chaz Muth)
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Catholic Charities agencies nationwide have provided nearly $400 million in emergency aid and services since March in response to the pandemic-induced economic recession.
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Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News Service
Archbishop Takami: "As long as the idea that weapons are necessary for peacemaking persists, it will be difficult to even reduce the number of nuclear weapons, let alone to abolish nuclear weapons."