It is expected that the case involving disgraced former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick who is accused of various incidents of sexual abuse over the past 50 years, will be decided by the Vatican before the February 21-24 bishops summit on clerical abuse.
There may be a decrease in marriage rates and the number of couples who feel that they need to be married in the Church – but experts in Catholic marriage preparation say they are seeing an uptick in the number of couples who are civilly married who now want to enter into sacramental marriage.
With calls for his excommunication ringing in his ears, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo remains unapologetic about championing the nation’s most barbaric abortion policy into law.
Neither New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan nor Albany’s bishop Edward Scharfenberger are in support of excommunicating New York’s “Catholic” Governor Andrew Cuomo after he championed one of the most radical pro-abortion laws in the nation. However a respected Canon lawyer believes the governor’s personal choice not to receive communion should now be made mandatory.
In a hard-hitting op-ed, Monsignor Charles Pope says the bishops need to do more than issue statements expressing sadness and ringing a church bell in mourning after the state’s Governor championed the most radical abortion bill in the country into law. Enough is enough. The time has come for real penalties.
On this 46th anniversary of the legalization of abortion in America, citizens across the country are remembering the more than 60 million innocent Americans – and one billion souls worldwide – who have lost their lives in this tragic holocaust.