Politics & Society NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinJune 08, 2020
“Let it be agonizing, let it be overwhelming because frankly it’s agonizing for me, too. It’s overwhelming for me, too,” Father Bryan Massingale said.
Politics & Society NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinJune 04, 2020
A new P.R.R.I. poll suggests that President Trump is losing ground among white Catholics faster than among other major religious groups, reports Michael J. O’Loughlin.
Faith NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinJune 03, 2020
“Pope Francis expressed his gratitude to the bishops for their pastoral tone in the church’s response to the demonstrations across the country in their statements and actions since the death of George Floyd.”
Politics & Society DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinJune 02, 2020
Archbishop Gregory: “I find it baffling and reprehensible that any Catholic facility would allow itself to be so egregiously misused and manipulated in a fashion that violates our religious principles.”
Politics & Society Dispatches
‘The ink has run dry on writing statements.’ Black Catholics call for action in wake of George Floyd’s killingMichael J. O’LoughlinJune 01, 2020
“You can only oppress people so long before things tend to erupt.”
Faith NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinMay 27, 2020
Asked if he thinks Communion can be distributed safely, Dr. Fauci said “no,” especially in areas still getting the virus under control.
Faith NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinMay 21, 2020
Catholic dioceses throughout the United States are making decisions on their own, resulting in a hodgepodge of procedures and protocols.
Faith NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinMay 15, 2020
Catholic leaders in several states have announced guidelines for resuming public Mass, reports Michael J. O‘Loughlin, but social-distancing practices are not going away any time soon.
Faith DispatchesMichael J. O’LoughlinMay 12, 2020
Among the more than 80,000 Americans and 5,000 Canadians who have died from Covid-19 are many Catholic priests, sisters and brothers.
Politics & Society NewsMichael J. O’LoughlinMay 01, 2020
”Are we in the sacred enterprise of accompaniment and engagement and dialogue?” the cardinal said. “When you do it, you risk criticism on both sides.”