The Archdiocese of Detroit announced Father Matthew Hood's unusual circumstance in a letter released Aug. 22.
Biden and Harris have clashed with U.S. bishops on several issues including conscience protections in healthcare policy, same-sex marriage, and, most frequently, abortion.
Archbishop Aquila’s rosary crusade invites Catholics in his diocese to pray a daily rosary, beginning on the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary, Aug. 15, through the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows on Sept. 15.
Some bishops have prohibited politicians advocating for “permissive abortion laws” from receiving Communion, but others have demurred, or said outright they would not deny such politicians the Eucharist.
Father Jeremy Leatherby of Sacramento says he stands by his claim that Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is the true pope.
Bishop Timothy Doherty of the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana asked Father Theodore Rothrock to step away from public ministry “because of the division and damage felt within the parish, diocese and larger community.”
In a statement released June 26, Purvis said that she “will continue to speak the truth about the human person and that includes discussing racism and other evils.”
While Archbishop Lackner has been reported to have commissioned or even published the book, a spokesperson said June 18 that the archbishop put in motion a study project on same-sex liturgical blessings, but he did not oversee the publication of that particular text.
The composer, a layman, is a central figure in the “contemporary liturgical music” movement that began in the 1970s, along with composers Marty Haugen, Fr. Michael Joncas, Dan Schutte, and the “St. Louis Jesuits” group.
Former U.S. Nuncio’s Letter to President One of Several Recent Apocalyptic Writings.