- May 6, 2021
When Auxiliary Bishop Jorge Rodriguez of Denver moved to the U.S. from Europe, one thing that made the country “exceptionally beautiful” was the number of families with multiple children spending time together, a distinction he fears might be slipping away.
After President Joe Biden raised the refugee admissions cap to 62,500 Monday, Catholics leaders and immigration advocates applauded the move as a necessary step in the right direction, but still wish it happened sooner.
The Biden administration announced April 30 it would stop paying for construction projects along the southern border between Mexico and the U.S., which were being funded with money originally designated for the military.
In a new letter, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone became the latest American prelate to advocate for barring public figures who support abortion from communion, as the debate on the topic continues to grow ever since President Joe Biden took office.
With President Joe Biden now proposing several ultra-expensive infrastructure, education and family-related bills, the president’s controversial Equality Act may get a slower hearing in the U.S. Senate.
When U.S. Catholic bishops hold their next national meeting in June, they’ll be deciding whether to send a tougher-than-ever message to President Joe Biden and other Catholic politicians: Don’t receive Communion if you persist in public advocacy of abortion rights.
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee April 20 called on the Biden administration to fund research “that does not rely upon body parts taken from innocent children killed through abortion.”
After the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd late Tuesday afternoon, American Catholic Church leaders weighed in with statements that affirmed the jury’s decision, but also recognized the need to continue to work on the issue of racial justice nationwide.