Archbishop Cordileone said that the step was ‘purely pastoral, not political.’
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco cited papal teaching when explaining why he had instructed that Nancy Pelosi not be admitted to Communion.
Pope Francis will canonize the World War II martyr in May.
The Latin Mass Society urged the cardinal to reconsider his stance.
The diocese said vaccination status should not be a “barrier” to attending Mass.
The move underlines the rapid social changes in Ireland in recent years.
Cardinal Michael Fitzgerald received the award for interfaith work.
Pope Francis has intervened in the decades-long dispute.
Fr. Jan Macha was executed in 1942, after serving just 1,257 days as a priest.
Supporters bill it as one of the most important Catholic events since Vatican II.
Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali has joined the personal ordinariate.
The United States is one of only seven countries that allow elective abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, and its abortion policy is generally more permissive than most European nations, a fact that Mississippi cites in its legal challenge to the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade abortion ruling that legalized abortion on-demand nationwide.
The High Court rejected the landmark challenge on Sept. 23.
Cardinal Marcello Semeraro said the new blesseds offered a ‘model of service.’
The Rt. Rev. Jonathan Goodall said he took the decision ‘after a long period of prayer.’
Bishop Paolo Bizzeti’s precessor as Apostolic Vicar of Anatolia was murdered.
Mother Elżbieta Róża Czacka is little known outside of Poland.
Pastors across England discuss the pandemic’s long-term impact on their parishes.
Sir James MacMillan’s new work “Nothing in Vain” is inspired by a meditation by the English saint.
The sisters were brutally mistreated by Soviet soldiers in 1945. Have their bodies finally been recovered?