The Archdiocese of New York says the granting of religious exemptions to Covid vaccines would be "in contradiction to the directives of the Pope."
During a panel hosted by the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown University, the church leaders offered reflections on the ongoing debate over Joe Biden and the Eucharist.
Some experts say the level of detail included in the story suggests that whoever provided the information has access to large datasets and methods of analysis that could have cost hundreds of thousands of dollars—or more.
Amid rising gun violence, Chicago’s Cardinal Cupich calls for solidarity—not retreating to safe spaces
With violent crime rising in a number of U.S. cities, Chicago’s Cardinal Blase Cupich is urging Catholics to consider how they might contribute to a more just and peaceful society.
“This is a time to say, ‘Yes, let’s speak about the hunger...for the presence of God.’ This is the moment, and I think the bishops want to do that. But some of our pastoral leaders are making it difficult.”
The parish council at the Jesuit-run Holy Trinity Catholic Church released a statement saying that the church “will not deny the Eucharist to persons presenting themselves to receive it.”
Both supporters and critics of the proposal said it could be used to pressure bishops to deny Communion to pro-choice Catholic politicians.
A controversial proposal from the U.S. bishops’ doctrinal committee that seeks approval to begin a process of drafting a document about the Eucharist seems on track to come up for a vote.
When U.S. bishops meet virtually next week, most eyes will be focused on a controversial vote related to the Eucharist that some fear politicizes Communion by taking aim at the nation’s second Catholic president.
Caitlyn Ngo, a student at St. Edmund’s Catholic Academy in Brooklyn, N.Y., was recently crowned the Fifth Grade Grand National Champion in the 2021 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest.