- Jun 23, 2021
Two members of the U.S. Bishops’ Conference migration committee view the Supreme Court’s ruling on Temporary Protected Status recipients and permanent residency in the U.S. as a reminder to Congress to “stop kicking the can down the road” on immigration reform.
After the Center for Disease Control (CDC) eased mask requirements for vaccinated people last week, Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh decided it was important to adopt the guidance in his diocesan churches, but still find a way to accommodate those that are uncomfortable in a general population of mask-less people.
Drive south about two hours on Indiana highway from the Diocese of Lafayette headquarters, and you’ll wind up at the Terre Haute federal prison – the site of 10 federal executions since the government resumed the practice in July.
Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami joined hundreds of South Floridians Wednesday at St. John’s Nursing Center to become the first U.S. bishop to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
Catholic social teaching, “with its understanding of natural law,” can bridge the divisions that exist in U.S. society between religious adherents and secularists, said Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski of Miami.