In 2009, Pope Benedict XVI lifted the excommunications of the surviving bishops, while noting that “doctrinal questions obviously remain and until they are clarified the Society has no canonical status in the Church and its ministers cannot legitimately exercise any ministry.”
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Chuck Weber, executive director of the Kansas Catholic Conference, said that the Catholic bishops have tried to be a partner in the coronavirus response and commended the governor’s previous efforts, but found the restrictions imposed on religious gatherings in the days before Easter to be “troublesome.”
Archbishop Joseph Naumann praised the governor’s recognition of a constitutional right for religious services to still proceed, saying that some counties and municipalities had tried to ban religious activities outright including weddings and funerals.
‘I’m not as bad as they paint me,’ McCarrick told the Slate Aug. 14 at the St. Fidelis Friary in Victoria, Kansas. ‘I do not believe that I did the things that they accused me of.’
Pro-lifers hope legislation pushes Supreme Court a step closer to dismantling Roe v. Wade.
Gov. Sam Brownback on April 7 said he was proud to sign a bill that protects life “at its most vulnerable stage” and noted bipartisan support for the bill.
State Catholic conferences have involved themselves in a variety of ways, and the U.S. bishops also have collectively identified some key issues of concern.