Tag: Canon 915

Biden and the Catholic Bishops: A Difficult and Complex Situation?

 

Most here probably don’t know, and many probably don’t care, that the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) held their annual meeting this week. It was the now too typical virtual meeting with COVID theater.

I find the USCCB a useless organization, it fits the old description of a group of liberal Democrats at prayer. But what is interesting is that we may have a “Catholic” President in the person of Joe Biden. What are the bishops to do?

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In June of 2004, during the Presidential election between George Bush and John Kerry, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith sent a confidential letter to both Theodore McCarrick, the Cardinal Archbishop of Washington D.C., and Bishop Wilton Gregory of Belleville, the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. […]

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We live in a time where outrage manifests itself daily in the media and on the internet. A lot of the outrage is much ado about nothing, but with the recent actions of the NY Legislature and NY’s Governor Cuomo, on signing into law the state’s new abortion law, I venture to say (as have […]

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Official acts of the Holy See are documented in the Acta Apostolicae Sedis (AAS). So an encyclical letter or apostolic letter is not official until it is published there. The latest travesty of this pontificate still revolves around Amoris Laetitia (AL). AL is a post-synodal apostolic exhortation that has caused great confusion in the Church because […]

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