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Eucharistic consistency.

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 Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jul 28, 2021 / 17:05 pm The sacrament of confession must be part of the U.S. bishops’ discussions on worthiness to receive Communion, the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States said on Wednesday. Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, said at

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 Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jun 29, 2021 / 13:33 pm President Joe Biden’s regular parish in Washington, D.C. issued a statement on Tuesday that its priests and ministers will not deny Communion to those approaching to receive. “Holy Trinity Catholic Church will not deny the Eucharist to persons presenting

Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki of Springfield, Ill. spoke at the Athenaeum of Ohio Feb. 12 as part of the Le Blond lecture series. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
by Alejandro Bermudez Denver Newsroom, Jun 23, 2021 / 16:56 pm In a statement published on Wednesday, June 23, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois lambasted recent media coverage of the USCCB vote to draft a document on the Eucharist. Among the errors pointed out in

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