In addition to the critique of Cardinal McElroy’s focus on welcome and inclusion, critics are also reacting to the process through which that could happen: the ongoing synod of bishops.
Decriminalization and dialogue: What statements from Pope Francis and Cardinal McElroy mean for L.G.B.T. Catholics
The pope and Cardinal McElroy both made statements this week on L.G.B.T. issues, which have until recently not been discussed by church officials.
Two days before the president’s arrival in El Paso, Bishop Seitz had released a statement on behalf of the U.S. bishops critical of the Biden administration’s recently announced immigration plans.
‘A renowned theologian, a holy man’: President Biden, Cardinal Dolan, other U.S. Catholics respond to Pope Benedict XVI’s death
In the wake of the death of pope emeritus Benedict XVI earlier today, U.S. Catholics offered public condolences and prayers.
Coinciding with the winter solstice, the Longest Night is a prayer service aimed at offering comfort to people who struggle with the in-your-face, over-the-top joy sometimes demanded during the Christmas season.
Interview: Why Cardinal Gregory became an advocate for Catholic-Jewish dialogue—and wants young Catholics to get involved
“Whether it be directed towards people of color, immigrants, Jews, Muslims, hatred is never acceptable,” said the archbishop of Washington and Catholic co-chair of the National Council of Synagogues consultation for the U.S.C.C.B.
In an interview with America, Cardinal Wilton Gregory said that Catholics have an obligation to be well-informed about the news, especially when antisemitic comments or actions are prevalent.