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Eucharistic Coherence

by Shannon Mullen Baltimore, Md., Nov 17, 2021 / 10:55 am The U.S. Catholics bishops overwhelmingly voted to approve a new document on the Eucharist Wednesday that highlights the sacrament’s indispensable role in the life of the Church. The vote, coming during the annual fall assembly of the the United …

by Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Nov 12, 2021 / 19:05 pm An outspoken critic of the U.S. Catholic bishops’ draft document on the Eucharist predicts it will be adopted at their fall assembly next week, though he intends to vote against it. “I’m afraid it is,” Bishop John Stowe, OFM …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Sep 9, 2021 / 07:17 am Priests have a duty to remind Catholics not to receive the Eucharist in a state of serious sin and to make confession easily available, a Nigerian cardinal said at the International Eucharistic Congress on Thursday. “It is still the …

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 22, 2021 / 05:00 am Pope Francis on Sunday encouraged Catholics to not water down the reality of Jesus Christ’s humanity and his teaching that the Eucharist is his Body and Blood. “Indeed, Jesus affirms that the true bread of salvation, which transmits eternal …

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jul 19, 2021 / 14:30 pm After a New Mexico state senator said he was denied Communion this weekend because of a political matter, his diocese responded that it had privately warned him he should not approach for Communion, due to his obstinate support for …

Tulsa, Okla., Jul 16, 2021 / 16:35 pm The controversy over reception of Communion by supporters of abortion is ordered to helping all Catholics to grow in communion with Christ, the Bishop of Tulsa wrote to the faithful of his diocese on Friday. “The failure to recognize Jesus as Lord …

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jun 21, 2021 / 14:25 pm In a series of tweets from his personal social media account over the weekend, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) called the U.S. bishops “partisan hypocrites” and dared them to deny him Communion over his support for contraception, legal abortion, and …

Washington D.C., Jun 21, 2021 / 18:15 pm The U.S. bishops are seeking to deepen “awareness” of the Eucharist with their new teaching document, the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference stated on Monday. “As bishops, our desire is to deepen our people’s awareness of this great mystery of faith, …

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 Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Jun 18, 2021 / 12:05 pm The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops this week voted to move forward on several action items, including a draft of a teaching document on the Eucharist. Meeting virtually for their annual spring general assembly, the U.S. bishops voted on …