The bishops’ conference’s Jan. 22 response emphasized Church teaching on abortion and said Catholics cannot support abortion. Their statement also emphasized politicians’ responsibilities to reject a right to abortion.
The Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima will broadcast Mass and prayers during this time.
Catholic groups like the Catholic Benefits Association say their religious-freedom position has been strengthened by a federal injunction against mandatory insurance coverage or medical referrals.
For the sake of the country and our souls, Catholics must embrace Word of God Sunday (which falls on Jan. 24 this year) as an opportunity to dedicate our lives to discipleship of Jesus Christ and be led by him to transform the political order.
“He had his stand on issues. He wouldn’t budge an inch. He saw his mission on earth.”
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris stated their commitment to abortion on the anniversary of the ‘Roe v. Wade’ decision on Friday.