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Bishop Barron Discusses Impact of Social Media, Isolation and ‘Longing for God’ Amid Bishops’ Initiative to Address Mental-Health Crisis
Minnesota shepherd kicked off a heartfelt discussion at the bishops’ fall meeting about how the Church can minister to the growing number of the faithful suffering from mental-health concerns.
The U.S. Bishops met this week in Baltimore for the Fall USCCB assembly where the 2024 elections, pro-life leadership, National Eucharistic Revival, Synod on Synodality and saints were on the agenda. The Register’s editor-in-chief Shannon Mullen was on the ground in Baltimore. He joins us now with highlights. Then we turn to the sad news of baby Indi Gregory, who died in Great Britain this week after her life support was removed against her parents wishes. The Register’s UK correspondent, KV Turley, gives us insights into how Great Britain has come to this point where parents have no power to decide their children’s medical care.
Bishop Robert Barron of Winona-Rochester, Minnesota, was one of several U.S. bishops who spoke in support of the U.K. bishops’ proposal. The U.S. bishops voted overwhelmingly to send a letter to Pope Francis expressing their support.
Prayerful appearance came just three days after Pope Francis removed the 65-year-old prelate as the head of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas.
“Peace seems so far away,” he said, “but we continue to pray and to keep our national leaders aware of the plight of the innocent in Ukraine.”
When asked about Israel’s military actions in the Gaza Strip and civilian casualties suffered since the outbreak of the war, Archbishop Broglio said it is an issue he feels “very strongly about” and said that Israel should “find a way to negotiate.”
The prelates in the guide state directly that they ‘do not intend to tell Catholics for whom or against whom to vote.’
The bill, sponsored by Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, would still allow states to restrict abortion earlier in pregnancy, but no later than 15 weeks.
The U.S. Catholic bishops told the Biden administration the guidance is unconstitutional because it bans speech opposing abortion and expressing certain views on contraception, same-sex relationships, and gender identity.