Roman Catholicism

Bishops quick to debate Eucharist — and Joe Biden — at meeting

"...shortly after U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops President Jose Gomez, the archbishop of Los Angeles, opened the floor — the virtual floor, as the meeting is being conducted remotely — for discussion of the meeting’s agenda, the first bishop to speak took the opportunity to rail against Biden and his abortion policies." - RNS 

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US Catholic Bishops expected to advise denying communion to pro-abortion politicians

"According to Archbishop Joseph Naumann of the Archdiocese of Kansas City, who chairs the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, advocacy for abortion constitutes a 'grave moral evil.' Naumann told The Associated Press that 'Because President Biden is Catholic, it presents a unique problem for us.'" - C.Post

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Vatican’s McCarrick report: Three popes looked the other way on sexual abuse claims

"A long-awaited Vatican report detailing the Catholic Church’s institutional knowledge of sexual abuse allegations against ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, and the church’s response, was released on Tuesday (Nov. 10)." -  RNS

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Catholics in Britain launch campaign against using ESV Bible at mass

"Some Catholic women in Britain are backing an online petition that urges the Church’s leadership in England and Wales to reverse their decision to use the 'gender-exclusive' English Standard Version of the Bible (Catholic edition), instead of the Jerusalem Bible translation, at mass." - C.Post

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Acton Institute on the Pope's new encyclical: “a familiar mixture of dubious claims, strawmen, genuine insights”

"Like most social encyclicals, Fratelli Tutti addresses a hodgepodge of topics. These range from detailed analysis of contemporary populism to explorations of the meaning of kindness, reciprocity and gratuitousness.... [it] insists on the need for Christians and others to be open to learning from others.

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