Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Blase J. Cupich’

Trump angers US bishops

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

As President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited a shrine to Saint John Paul II on Tuesday, Archbishop Wilton Gregory rebuked those who organised the visit. Gregory said arranging for Trump to visit the shrine was “baffling and reprehensible.” He is outraged at what he called a politicised photo opportunity. Protesters from a Read more

Pope names organisers of 2019 protection of minors meeting

Monday, November 26th, 2018

The names of the organising committee for the Vatican’s upcoming meeting about the protection of minors in the Church has been announced. Greg Burke, Director of the Holy See’s Press Office, says next February’s “unprecedented” meeting shows “Pope Francis has made the protection of minors a fundamental priority for the Church”. The meeting is not Read more

Vatican tells US bishops not to vote

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The Vatican has told US Catholic bishops not to vote on proposed new steps their Conference has developed to address the clergy sex abuse crisis. The directive not to vote came from the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops, said US Conference of Catholic Bishops president Cardinal Daniel DiNardo. DiNardo said he was told the evening before Read more