Posts Tagged ‘Communion denial’

New Mexico state senator says Catholic Church denied him communion over abortion

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

A Roman Catholic parish in Las Cruces, New Mexico, told a state senator he could not receive Holy Communion because he supports a pro-abortion bill. “I was denied communion last night by the Catholic bishop here in Las Cruces and based on my political office,” Senator Joe Cervantes, Las Cruces Democrat, wrote on Twitter. “My Read more

Who are the bishops pushing Communion denial efforts?

Monday, June 14th, 2021

When Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, the disgraced former papal nuncio to the United States, released an unprecedented and soon discredited letter in 2018 alleging Pope Francis’ complicity in covering up for former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of abuse, San Francisco’s Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone came to Viganò’s defence. Despite Viganò’s shocking call for Pope Francis’ resignation, Read more

US Bishops at odds over Communion to Biden

Monday, May 31st, 2021
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The US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) plans to devote part of its national meeting next month to the sensitive issue of which Catholics are worthy of receiving Communion, and President Joe Biden will be a key subject. Dozens of bishops had written to the USCCB president, Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez, requesting to postpone Read more