Experts in civil and canon law explain why Catholic clerics do not endorse political candidates, and why that issue touches on the religious liberty of the Church.
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A man's kayaking trip almost turns deadly until his prayers are answered in a most ironic way.
Among the infected priests are Archbishop Emeritus Joseph Fiorenza, 89, and Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Vincent Rizzotto, 88.
COMMENTARY: While John Krasinski’s video series filled a gap left by the Church, Father Jay, who died June 3, lived an unrelentingly joyful and thankful life.
COMMENTARY: When everything was shut down, some of our spiritual fathers seemed a little too eager to accept, and at times even exceed, the demands made by civil authorities.
The brothers were both ordained to the priesthood May 30 at Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Mobile— in a private Mass, because of the pandemic.
Due to the coronavirus crisis, organizers are encouraging participants in this year’s rally to livestream their prayers or, if that is not possible, to pray in small numbers in churches, respecting measures to restrict the spread of the disease.
Father Pietrzyk spoke to CNA about a number of photos online appearing to depict priests holding water guns at people, purportedly to meet “social distancing” guidelines during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The community said one of the members who tested positive for the coronavirus since has regularly celebrated Mass since the parish reopened on May 2.
Bishop Cozzens encouraged other local Churches wanting to create their own anointing teams to consult with medical experts and make sure the priests are well trained in what they are being asked to do.