Several states’ Blaine Amendments have been struck down in recent years.
The young Italian computer whiz, who died of leukemia at 15 offering his suffering for the pope and the Church, was beatified last October at a Mass at the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.
Brazil has had over 13.6 million total coronavirus cases, and is ranked third in the world for number of cases, after the United States and India.
Archbishop Gomez, the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, delivered his remarks virtually on Thursday for Minnesota’s “Catholics at the Capitol” Day, hosted by the state’s Catholic conference.
Cardinal Parolin said in his address at the opening of the event that “the huge sums of money and human resources allocated to armaments make us reflect.”