- Jun 18, 2021
The U.S. bishops’ conference is encouraging Catholics to get a coronavirus vaccination because it’s a “moral responsibility for the common good,” even is some vaccines are connected to abortion-derived cell lines.
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee told a House subcommittee Sept. 23 that any stimulus bill Congress is considering must include assistance for immigrant and refugee families and also make them eligible for past stimulus relief.
Prior to joining a call with President Trump last month, Catholic leaders were advised that their participation could subject them to further overtures from the president’s reelection campaign.
President Donald Trump held a call with faith leaders on Saturday where again sought reelection support and pledged the be an ally in the coronavirus recovery efforts.
A number of major Catholic events scheduled for the spring and early summer have been postponed or cancelled.
The U.S. bishops have released videos to supplement their official voting guidelines.
A new database lists nearly 6,000 names of priests accused of abuse.
Catholic moral theologians have labeled the killing of Qasem Soleimani as unjustified.