This article is part of an ongoing series on Pope St. John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” (TOB). In recent articles, I reflected on Pope St. John Paul II’s concept of original unity. Reflecting on Genesis 2, the pope drew attention to our own experience of being male or
by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jun 18, 2021 / 15:30 pm Dozens of Catholic members of Congress issued a statement on Friday claiming that denial of Holy Communion to pro-abortion politicians is a “weaponization of the Eucharist.” In a “statement of principles,” 60 House Democrats – led by Rep. Rosa
Washington D.C., Jun 18, 2021 / 20:15 pm On Friday, US President Joe Biden was asked about a “resolution” of the U.S. bishops to deny him and other pro-abortion politicians Communion – even though their vote this week was on drafting the teaching document, not any national policy of denying
by CNA Staff Vatican City, Jun 14, 2021 / 16:55 pm In a story June 14, 2021, about Joe Biden and Pope Francis, the Catholic News Agency, based on information provided by a source, erroneously reported that the U.S. President would meet with the pope on June 15. According to
Poll: Regular Mass attendees say politicians who oppose Church teaching on grave matters ‘create confusion’
by Kate Scanlon Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 15, 2021 / 06:05 am A poll by a Catholic advocacy group released on Tuesday found that, among Catholics who attend Mass regularly, the vast majority say that Catholic politicians who take policy positions contrary to Church teaching “create confusion” among the faithful.
by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 2, 2021 / 13:00 pm A community of Benedictine nuns known for inventing and distributing low-gluten Communion hosts has seen their business decimated by the pandemic, as the widespread suspension of public Masses last year led to a drop in demand for hosts nationwide.
By CNA Staff Gallup, N.M., May 19, 2021 / 14:53 pm America/Denver (CNA). Bishop James Wall of Gallup responded Tuesday to a recent essay from Bishop Robert McElroy, in which the Bishop of San Diego opined that in discussions about whether pro-abortion Catholic politicians should be admitted to Communion, the
There are so many things to look forward to in May! The end of the school year, graduations, sports, Mother’s Day and – for second graders across the archdiocese – the reception of their First Holy Eucharist! Though our oldest is 15, we still remember the day Justin received his
Archbishop Cordileone: Catholics supporting abortion should not present themselves for Holy Communion
by CNA Staff San Francisco, Calif., May 1, 2021 / 10:05 am America/Denver (CNA). The Archbishop of San Francisco, Salvatore J. Cordileone, released on May 1, 2021 a pastoral letter about the worthiness required for the reception of Holy Communion in which he insisted that any Catholic cooperating with the
Editors Note: Here’s an article about First Communion that’s both timely and informative from 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — With first Communion season upon us, children will be soon be donning their finery for the joyous event as parents plan festive family gatherings to celebrate. But there is more to the occasion