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US Catholics Prepare to Celebrate Religious Freedom Week

Catholic Herald, June 3, 2021 The Bishops of the United States have chosen the theme “Solidarity in Freedom” as the focus of the 2021 Religious Freedom Week. This year’s theme is inspired by Pope Francis’ encyclical Fratelli tutti, On Fraternity and Social Friendship. “Solidarity... 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

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

What the USCCB already teaches about ‘Eucharistic coherence’

The Pillar, June 10, 2021 As the U.S. bishops’ conference prepares to discuss “Eucharistic coherence” at their annual spring assembly, very little attention has been given to what the conference has already said on the subject. In Novermber 2006, two years after a USCCB discussion on... read more

Your Excellencies, Do You Even Believe?

By Jennifer Hartline, Crisis, June 3, 2021 The learned and the mighty have been weighing in now for weeks regarding the ongoing scandal of Catholic pro-abortion politicians, particularly Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Joe Biden, and the question of giving and receiving the Holy... read more

Senator Kaine’s unhappy debut as a theologian

By Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture, May 18, 2021 Senator Tim Kaine, the “Catholic” lawmaker from Virginia, writing in the National “Catholic” Reporter, gives us the familiar sanctimonious line: Just as I don't believe Catholic clergy should dictate how I do my job representing a... read more