- Jul 23, 2021
Catholic priests’ homilies did not mention political events nearly as much as did sermons by Protestant preachers, according to a report issued July 8 by the Pew Research Center.
A Catholic parish in Washington frequented by President Joe Biden has expressed disappointment with a June vote by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to begin drafting a document on the Eucharist.
President Joe Biden says he is influenced by Latino labor leader Cesar Chavez.
Several Republican leaders in the House asked their Democratic counterparts June 22 to take up a measure that would make the long-standing Hyde Amendment permanent.
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has asked the nation’s Catholics to pray for him and his brother bishops “as we continue our dialogues and reflections” in the process of drafting a document on the “meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the church.”
A group of Catholic Democratic members of the House of Representatives asked the bishops not to deny holy Communion to anyone over the issue of abortion.
Avvenire, the daily newspaper of the Italian bishops’ conference, headlined its coverage June 19: “USA bishops: Yes to a document on the Eucharist. The knot of Biden and abortion.”
A committee of U.S. Catholic bishops is getting to work on a policy document that has stirred controversy among their colleagues before a word of it has even been written.