Catholic Citizenship

Bishop Schneider on Covid Vaccines: ‘The Ends Cannot Justify the Means’

On the moral illicitness of the use of vaccinesmade from cells derived from aborted human fetuses In recent weeks, news agencies and various information sources have reported that, in response to the Covid-19 emergency, some countries have produced vaccines using cell lines from aborted human... read more

Cdl. Müller on McCarrick’s legacy: Pro-abortion politicians are not denied Holy Communion

McCarrick headed up a 2004 commission of American bishops to study the question of whether or not Catholic pro-abortion politicians should be denied Holy Communion. By Lianne Laurence, LifeSite News, December 12, 2020 December 12, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — It is blasphemy for pro-abortion... read more

SSPX Statement on the Morality of Proposed COVID Vaccines

By Steve Skojec, One-Peter Five, November 20, 2020 Much of the 1P5 audience, I suspect is quite wary of taking any of the proposed COVID vaccines. There are any number of pragmatic concerns, not least of which are the potential side effects of any vaccine that is rushed to market. There... read more

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE AMERICAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS

An Anonymous Catholic, October 29, 2020 Dear Catholic Bishops, The poet John Milton wrote: “The hungry sheep look up, and are not fed.” Church leadership is called upon to do the right thing, especially in difficult times: to speak the truth boldly and lovingly and to watch over those... read more

Confirming New Justices Is Not ‘Packing the Court’

BY ALEXANDRA DESANCTIS, OCTOBER 12, 2020 David Harsanyi has an excellent rundown on the homepage today of Democrats’ ongoing efforts to redefine “Court packing.” A quick recap of where things stand: Joe Biden has said that he won’t announce whether he supports expanding the number of... read more

US Bishops Caught Funding Network Stumping for Biden’s Election

NEWS PROVIDED BY MICHAEL HICHBORN, Lepanto Institute, Oct. 14, 2020 WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has been caught providing millions of dollars to a network of community organizers that are directly involved in an... read more

Biden doubles down on abortion law pledge

Former vice president Joe Biden, the Democratic Party’s nominee for president, repeated his pledge to codify a right to abortion into federal law should the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision be overturned by the Supreme Court. As recently as 2004, the [Democrat Party] platform was calling for... read more

Cardinal Müller Looks at US Politics, the 2020 Election and Catholic Conscience

The prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith tells the Register that the Catholic Church must not only demand freedom of religion, she must also take up the task of demanding and promoting that politics be given a moral basis. By Edward Pentin, National Catholic... read more

Notre Dame divided on nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court?

By Ellie Gardey, The College Fix, September 28, 2020 Judge Amy Coney Barrett is an alumna and a current professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School, but students, faculty members, and alumni of the university are divided over her nomination to the Supreme Court. Barrett’s... read more

Religious Freedom Is On Your Ballot

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila Blogs, September 28, 2020 Now is the time for us to stand up for the place of full-throated Catholic belief in public life and the valuable contributions of people of faith to society. A troubling trend is appearing as our country grapples with social unrest... read more

Cardinal Müller Looks at US Politics, the 2020 Election and Catholic Conscience

By Edward Pentin, National Catholic Register, September 23, 2020 The prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith tells the Register that the Catholic Church must not only demand freedom of religion, she must also take up the task of demanding and promoting that politics... read more