Archbishop Jos. Chaput (Philadelphia)

Chaput Corrects the Record on Communion for Pro-Aborts

By Joseph Hollcraft, Crisis Magazine, December 14, 2020 In his letter to a confused Church in the city of Corinth, Saint Paul wrote this exhortation: Whoever… eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be answerable for the body and blood of the Lord. Examine... read more

Catholic Archbishop: Joe Biden Should Not Receive Communion, He Supports “Great Evil” of Abortion

By Micaiah Bilger, LifeNews, December 4, 2020 Addressing a controversy among Catholic bishops about Joe Biden, Archbishop Charles Chaput said the presumed presidential winner should not receive communion because he supports the “great evil” of abortion. “When bishops publicly announce... read more

Analysis: The end of business as usual for the USCCB?

By JD Flynn, Aug 21, 2020 The U.S. bishops’ conference has canceled its in-person November meeting in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Sources say that conference leadership is now considering whether to conduct an abbreviated virtual meeting in place of the canceled event. If the... read more

USCCB Staff Reverses Bishops’ Decision On Abortion Issue

By CHRISTOPHER MANION, February 15, 2020 At the USCCB’s annual meeting last November, America’s bishops considered updating their document entitled Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizens. The text, published every four years, represents a classic in the genre of boring, meandering... read more

History’s Answer to Modern Despair

BY ARCHBISHOP CHARLES J. CHAPUT, O.F.M. CAP., NOVEMBER 18, 2019  “Having trivialized the past by equating it with outmoded . . . fashions and attitudes, people today resent anyone who draws on the past in serious discussions of contemporary conditions or attempts to use the past as a... read more

Chicago Archbishop Presses Moral Equivalency of Abortion to Other Issues

By Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D., Breitbart News, November 21, 2019 Chicago archbishop Blase Cupich has once again downplayed the centrality of abortion as moral and political issue, insisting it must be seen as just one element of “a consistent ethic of life.” In an op-ed Wednesday in... read more
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History’s Answer to Modern Despair

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. CAP. “Having trivialized the past by equating it with outmoded . . . fashions and attitudes, people today resent anyone who draws on the past in serious discussions of contemporary conditions or attempts to use the past as a standard by which to judge the... read more

US bishops giving Fr. James Martin a huge victory with deafening silence on his LGBT advocacy

By Doug Mainwaring September 26, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — At a pivotal moment — as the future direction of the Church regarding the aggressive infiltration of LGBT ideology hangs in the balance — the bishops of the United States have squandered an enormous opportunity to shut down pro-gay... read more
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After Chaput warning, bishops weigh in on Fr. James Martin

Catholic News Agency, September 21, 2019 Philadelphia, Pa., Sep 20, 2019 / 10:40 am (CNA).- After the Archbishop of Philadelphia urged caution regarding the message Fr. James Martin, SJ, other bishops have weighed in on Martin’s message regarding homosexuality and Catholicism, as Martin and... read more

Archbishop Chaput: Look deeper than symptoms to solve mass violence

By Christine Rousselle, Catholic News Agency, August 6, 2019 Gun control laws alone will not stop mass shootings effectively, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, said in a column written in response to the recent shootings in Gilroy, Calif., El Paso, and Dayton, Ohio. Chaput belives... read more

Villanova historian says Chaput, Cordileone, and Strickland are ‘devout schismatics’

Denver, Colo., Jul 18, 2019 / 06:35 pm (CNA).- A Church historian at Philadelphia’s Villanova University has said three U.S. bishops are “devout schismatics” who try to diminish the authority of Pope Francis. “They are devout in the sense that they publicly display their preference for... read more
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Chaput: ‘God doesn’t lose’