• Bishops: Long-held ethical, moral principles must guide COVID-19 response

    Bishops: Long-held ethical, moral principles must guide COVID-19 response

    • Apr 4, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic is creating fear over limited resources for treating patients, especially the most seriously ill, but “this is not a time to sideline our ethical and moral principles,” said the chairmen of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

  • After critical letter to pope, theologian resigns as consultant to U.S. bishops

    After critical letter to pope, theologian resigns as consultant to U.S. bishops

    • Nov 1, 2017

    On the same day that an ex-chief of staff for the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Doctrine and a current member of the Vatican’s International Theological Commission made public a critical letter he wrote to Pope Francis accusing him of sowing “chronic confusion,” the U.S. bishops announced that Capuchin Father Thomas Weinandy has resigned as an adviser to the Committee on Doctrine.