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Eucharistic consistency.

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jun 8, 2022 / 05:48 am The bishops of Colorado on Tuesday issued an open letter asking Catholic lawmakers who recently voted for a new abortion law to refrain from receiving Holy Communion. The full text of the letter is below: Open Letter to Catholic Politicians and …

by CNA Staff Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 23, 2022 / 19:47 pm San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone on Monday responded to criticism that he is “politicizing” the Eucharist by denying Nancy Pelosi Holy Communion, saying he would prefer the Democratic House Speaker remain in office “and become an advocate for …

“Those who live among us without a permanent home, then, provide us a powerful reminder that we are people on pilgrimage, that this is not our true home,” said Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone during a homily in a Requiem Mass for the homeless on November 6, 2021. | Dennis Callahan By …

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 Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 2, 2021 / 17:25 pm A draft text of the U.S. bishops’ forthcoming document on Eucharistic coherence does not make explicit mention of denying the sacrament from certain high-profile Catholics and instead focuses on the importance of teaching the Real Presence of the …

by Autumn Jones Denver Newsroom, Oct 30, 2021 / 10:50 am In a new pastoral letter, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone identifies a common thread linking abortion, homelessness, and the urgent need for Eucharistic revival among Catholics: a challenge to look beyond outward appearances and see “the deeper spiritual …

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 …