Explainer: What does the church mean when it says a pro-choice Catholic politician is causing scandal?
“Scandal” is a word often heard used in recent months by U.S. bishops regarding the best ways to provide pastoral care and communicate authentic church teaching to pro-choice politicians who identify as Catholic.
Pope Francis: “We have realized that we are on the same boat, all of us fragile and disoriented, but at the same time important and needed, all of us called to row together, each of us in need of comforting the other.”
A conversation with Michael Kurek, author of “The Sound of Beauty: A Classical Composer on Music in the Spiritual Life.”
The Most Rev. Daniel Flores, Bishop of Brownsville, Tex., since December 2009, was elected head of the Committee on Doctrine of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Nov. 16.
Bishop Robert Barron raises concerns about the way that Catholics conduct themselves on social media and gives some suggestions for how they might better embody Christ online.