- Apr 13, 2021
Two Catholic bishops, six Catholic priests, the lay president of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and two Catholic organizations issued a statement April 1 calling for an end to violence against transgender individuals.
Bishop John E. Stowe of Lexington, Kentucky, said the lack of a resounding decision in the Nov. 3 presidential election left him feeling as if “I woke up on Christmas morning with coal in my stocking.”
The Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Lexington issued a terse rebuke against those telling Catholics whom to vote for in the upcoming presidential election, and his criticism included other prelates.
Kickstarting a series on “The Church after 2020,” three Catholic leaders in the United States stressed the need for ongoing conversion on racial justice and assessed the Church’s pro-life commitments as the presidential election draws near.
Nuclear disarmament advocates are becoming increasingly concerned that despite significant reductions in nuclear arsenals by the United States and Russia, a new arms race threatens to upend the progress made over the last half-century.
In mid-March, bishops worldwide were forced to change the way they operated their dioceses practically overnight as civil authorities put in place restrictions to limit the spread of the coronavirus.