Bishop McElroy warns against ‘weaponization of Eucharist’ by denying Joe Biden Communion over abortion
Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego warned against the "weaponization of Eucharist" as a way to get Catholic elected officials, President Joe Biden among them, to adhere to the church's stance on abortion.
Head of U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee criticizes Joe Biden’s stance on abortion during vigil Mass
"The people of the United States have entrusted enormous power and responsibility to President Biden. However, the presidency does not empower him to define Catholic doctrine and moral teaching," said Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas.
According to a new poll by the Pew Research Center, more Americans say the coronavirus pandemic has strengthened their religious faith than those in 13 other nations that possess what Pew called “advanced economies.”
“I grew up Catholic, I went to church. went to Catholic school, I learned the Bible and my catechisms. And from those days I remember a phrase that is relevant today: a servant’s heart.”
Dozens of Catholics were among more than 2,000 religious and community leaders who urged Congress to reject any effort to overturn the results of November’s presidential election.
Fired EWTN host Gloria Purvis: ‘I will never, ever, ever have regrets’ for talking about racial injustice
Gloria Purvis, whose radio show “Morning Glory” was canceled on Dec. 30, said she has no regrets about using the show to discuss racial matters following the police killing of George Floyd.
A Pew Research Center study released in September shows that teens' religious practice is less than that of their parents. The lessened observance cuts across all denominational lines.
The chairman of the U.S. Bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, has said that companies are using the excuse of the pandemic to take advantage of their workers.
At a Georgetown forum on church reform, panelists discuss the resistance among some in the Catholic Church to Pope Francis' proposals.