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Vatican dismisses pressure to ban Communion for abortion-supporting Catholics

By Mica Soellner, Washington Examiner June 20, 2021 he Vatican dismissed the idea of denying Holy Communion to abortion-supporting Catholics, including President Joe Biden, despite a push by a group of U.S. Catholic bishops seeking such a move. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops voted... read more

Catholic Members of Congress Release Statement of Principles

June 18, 2021 Press Release WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. House of Representatives Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), and Brendan Boyle (PA-02) today led 60 Catholic Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives in releasing a statement of principles. The statement documents how... read more

Catholic bishops advance effort to deny Biden communion

By Alex Gangitano, The Hill, June 18, 2021 The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has voted to proceed with drafting a formal statement on the meaning of communion, which will include whether President Biden and other politicians should be denied the rite based on their stance on... read more

Conservatism’s Inevitable Conversion to Catholicism

By Jessica Kramer, Crisis, June 16, 2021 If Catholicism, in the end, managed to elude the political hatred it engenders, I have almost no doubt that this same spirit of the age which seems so opposed to it would become supportive and that it would suddenly achieve extensive conquests. —Alexis... read more

National Right to Life decries new bill aimed at codifying Roe v. Wade

The Pilot, June 14, 2021 WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Women's Health Protection Act, introduced in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House June 8 "would invalidate nearly all existing state limitations on abortion," said Jennifer Popik, director of federal legislation for National Right to Life. "This... read more

Catholics Say Pro-Abortion Politicians Like Joe Biden Shouldn’t Receive Communion

By Thomas Catenacci, LifeNews, June 16, 2021 Roughly three-quarters of Catholics who regularly attend Mass believe public officials who oppose church teaching shouldn’t receive Communion, according to a poll released Tuesday. Seventy-four percent of church-going U.S. Catholics believe that... read more

Update: Vatican Refused June 15 Meeting, Morning Mass No Longer on the Agenda

The President's entourage had originally requested for President Biden to attend Mass with the Pope early in the morning, but the proposal was nixed by the Vatican Catholic News Agency, June 15, 2021 Editor's Note: According to Vatican sources June 15, there is no meeting currently scheduled... read more

Vatican Warns Catholic Bishops About Denying Communion to Pro-Abortion Politicians

By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, June 14, 2021 The Vatican has warned the Catholic bishops in America that they should not deny communion to pro-abortion politicians like Joe Biden. In May, the Vatican issued a letter to the Catholic bishops of America ahead of an expected debate about whether... read more

No, Pope Francis did not cancel a meeting with President Biden

By Joshua J. McElwee, National Catholic Reporter, June 15, 2021 VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis did not meet U.S. President Joe Biden today, June 15. Despite conservative media reports to the contrary, it does not appear the pope ever planned to do so. Biden has been in Europe since June 9... read more

Biden Wants to Make Americans Fund Killing Babies in Abortions Worldwide

By Valerie Huber, LifeNews, Jun 14, 2021 When President Biden recently sent his proposed budget to Congress, it was an administration policy statement as much as it was a spending plan for the next fiscal year. His priority on abortion is clear without even mentioning the... read more

AMBIGUOUSLY CATHOLIC

By Dan Hitchens, First Things, June 2021 Church, Interrupted:Havoc & Hope: The Tender Revolt of Pope Francisby John CornwellChronicle Prism, 304 pages, $27.95The Truth at the Heart of the Lie:How the Catholic Church Lost Its Soulby James CarrollRandom House, 384 pages, $28.99 Is this... read more

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