Most bishops voiced support for a teaching document on Holy Communion, but some pushed for the removal of the section that would address public officials who are at odds with the Church on abortion and other issues.
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Amid a national reckoning on racial equality, a polarized campaign season, and the Vatican’s release of the McCarrick Report, Washington’s Catholic shepherd became the first African American to be named a cardinal.
COMMENTARY: Catholics in the U.S. will pay most attention to the elevation of Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, D.C., whose appointment is a sign that some power centers matter more than others.
With the Nov. 28 consistory, Francis will have chosen 75 cardinal electors eligible to vote in the next conclave.
Catholic schools in Montgomery County, Maryland, can reopen for the coming semester after the county rescinded a second controversial order preventing all non-public schools from welcoming students for in-person learning until at least October 1.
The former nuncio to the United States wrote a letter June 7 praising the president's resolve in response to the recent protests.
COMMENTARY: It is possible that Catholic rhetoric regarding Trump is influenced by the high-octane and low-civility rhetoric that is found all over Washington, beginning with the White House.
The installation Mass was presided over by apostolic nuncio Archbishop Christoph Pierre and attended by cardinals, bishops and other clergy.
NEWS ANALYSIS: What does he bring to Washington?
Archbishop Wilton Gregory: ‘Such harsh and insulting language has too often given rise to acts of violence.’