Catholics uncomfortable with a synodal model of the church, Cardinal Tobin said, may be put off by the messiness dialogue often unearths. But, he said, refusing to live with tension can be a form of heresy.
The new policy instructs priests who currently celebrate a form of the Mass, sometimes called the Latin Mass or Tridentine Mass, which was supplanted with the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, to request permission from the archbishop if they wish to continue using the extraordinary form.
‘People are desperate’: How Catholic Charities is responding to the devastating tornadoes in Kentucky
“God is not in the devastation. He’s not in the destruction. He was not in the storm,” said the director of Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Owensboro, Ky. “But he’s in the response, and that’s where we are.”
San Francisco archbishop’s reasons for not getting vaccinated don’t add up, public health experts say
Michael Rozier, S.J., said that the archbishop’s claim that his “good” immune system exempts him from needing a vaccine is simply out of touch with science.
Catholic bishops in Iowa want their parishioners to get vaccinated. They’re launching a multimedia campaign to get it done.
The four dioceses in Iowa are partnering with Catholic Charities to launch a multimedia campaign aimed at convincing Catholics and other Iowans to get vaccinated to help slow the spread of Covid-19.
After months of speculation that the document could offer guidance to empower individual bishops to deny Communion to pro-choice politicians, the document only obliquely references Catholics in public life.
A draft document about the Eucharist being prepared by a group of U.S. bishops makes only oblique references to Catholic politicians who disagree with church teaching.
Following a lengthy meeting with Pope Francis, President Joe Biden said on Friday that the pope told him he is a “good Catholic” and encouraged him to continue receiving Communion.