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No Excommunication for Gov. Cuomo

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.

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How St. Mary MacKillop Survived a Sex Abuse Scandal

St. Mary MacKillop (Wikicommons)

No one was more familiar with the internal chaos our Church is presently experiencing than the humble St. Mary MacKillop, an Australian nun who found herself on the wrong side of Church authorities after she reported a priest for abusing children.

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Woman “Ordained” Priest in Philadelphia

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer Mary Ann Schoettly, a 66 year old divorcee and mother of three was automatically excommunicated when she was “ordained” a priest in a Jewish synagogue outside Philadelphia on Sunday.  The  “pseudo-ordination” was denounced by Philadelphia’s Cardinal Justin Rigali.

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Vatican Reverses Excommunication of SSPX Bishops

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer The Congregation for Bishops published a decree on Jan. 21 reversing the excommunication pronounced on four bishops consecrated by Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre in 1988. The decree is causing controversy in Jewish quarters because of statements made by one of the bishops that questioned the Holocaust.

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U.S. Bishops To Discuss Excommunication of Pro-Abortion Politicians

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Writer Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson, vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops told a reporter last week that U.S. bishops will discuss whether voting for pro-abortion legislation entails automatic excommunication at their November meeting.

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