It seems that Traditional Latin Masses in dioceses throughout the United States are largely set to continue as scheduled, while bishops prepare responses to Traditionis custodes.
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Following the sometimes-contentious debate at their spring assembly, bishops have stepped forward to stress they are committed to continuing their dialogue and are moving forward in full unity with the Vatican.
Catholic Columnist Ross Douthat: ‘Brave New World’ of Embryo Experimentation Could Sharpen Communion Debate
Douthat, in his column, compared the shift in bioethics to the present debate over admitting pro-abortion politicians to Communion.
These are some lenses through which to read the ‘Statement of Principles’ on the reception of Holy Communion, and a breakdown of the Statement’s most glaring weaknesses.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) saw strong support from leading bishops for providing a complete pastoral plan for Native American Catholics that could impact the whole U.S. Church.
More than 60 bishops signed a letter urging the USCCB leadership to postpone the upcoming discussion on Church teaching and reception of the Eucharist.
In the preamble, the pope referenced Lumen gentium, the Second Vatican Council’s Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, which says that “there is true equality among all with regard to the dignity and action common to all the faithful in building the Body of Christ.”
Bishop Dorsonville and Bishop Malloy encouraged the Biden administration to “work toward addressing these conditions through diplomacy, humanitarian assistance, and international relief efforts that seek to promote and preserve human life.”
Bishop David Kagan of Bismark, North Dakota released a statement March 2 which took a harder line than the USCCB at large, effectively prohibiting Catholics in the diocese from accepting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.