Eric Schmitt's report said that Catholic dioceses have less oversight over religious priests than their secular counterparts.
Father Maurizio Chiodi and Father Pier Davide Guenzi currently teach moral theology at the University of Northern Italy in Milan, and both are well known for their questioning of moral absolutes.
An investigation by The Washington Post was published Sept. 12.
The conference says that detailed criticisms from the Holy See concerned older draft documents and did not take into account changes.
Previous Democratic and Republican administrations have endorsed many of the same policies that are now being condemned.
Citing “serious theological errors and heresies” in the Amazon Synod’s working document, they call on the faithful to pray and fast over a 40 day period to prevent such errors being approved.
Bishop Michael Hoeppner is the first sitting U.S. bishop to be investigated under new misconduct protocols introduced by Pope Francis earlier this year.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York is Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone’s metropolitan archbishop, under new Vatican norms.
A district court in The Hague issued a decision on Wednesday.
COMMENTARY: Now is the time for bishops, priests, deacons, catechists, parents, godparents, writers and all those with the responsibility to pass on the faith to articulate with clarity and conviction the Church’s Eucharistic faith.