Pope Francis has appointed the 49-year-old Cincinnati pastor; his episcopal ordination and installation is scheduled for May 31.
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It is entirely likely that the lopsided vote in favor of the USCCB’s new Eucharistic document was produced in part by a reaction against Mahony’s unusual interview, published by Vatican News.
Several groups took to the streets in Baltimore during the U.S. Bishops' Fall meeting.
"The duty to cherish and foster human life is always going to be part of who we are.”
The action still needs the approval of the Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments before it takes effect.
In his video message, Cardinal Grech said: “This Synod is a spiritual journey, an event inspired and guided by the Spirit.”
On the second day of their fall assembly, the bishops avoided another heated, public debate as they approved a teaching document on the Eucharist.
In addition to approving the document, titled “The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church,” the bishops approved a strategic plan for a three-year eucharist revival campaign.
“Today, I am convinced, as I present myself in front of my brother hierarchs, that this dialogue of love, initiated by Pope Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras in 1964 in Jerusalem, continues with a particular density in this blessed country,” said Archbishop Elphidoros.
“All of us understand that you have to be pastoral in dealing with these situations and that it is really important to have a dialogue with the person, for us as bishops,” Archbishop Aquila said.