- May 10, 2021
The head of the Vatican’s doctrine office is warning U.S. bishops to deliberate carefully and minimize divisions before proceeding with a possible plan to rebuke Catholic politicians such as President Joe Biden for receiving Communion even though they support abortion rights.
Bishops in the UK are speaking out against the British government’s New Plan for Immigration, which they claim will create a “two-tier” system for asylum seekers.
Catholic activists in Brazil are demanding an independent investigation into the most lethal police operation in the history of Rio de Janeiro, which resulted in the deaths of 28 people.
The Central African Republic needs “radical change,” according to Cardinal Dieudonne Nzapalainga, the archbishop of the capital, Bangui.
CELAM, the conference of bishops from Latin America and the Caribbean, released a 50-page report looking into the social consequences of COVID-19 in Latin America, which sounded the alarm about the worsening situation.
Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Bombay, the president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of India (CBCI), is working to ensure the Church’s social and health arms are prepared to help with the India’s COVID-19 crisis.
The patriarchs and heads of Christian churches of Jerusalem expressed deep concern over the growing violence in Jerusalem, which increased with 331 Palestinians reportedly wounded at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound during clashes with Israeli police May 10.
Filming has begun on “Stu,” which tells the story of a Father Stuart Long, a onetime boxer who became a priest and died in 2014.