The fault lies with the news media that continually misrepresent the matter — and, even more, with Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi and the other prominent Catholic politicians who continue to scandalize the faithful by their Eucharistically incoherent support for legal abortion.
What was notably absent from the 26-page draft was any sort of criteria for when to deny a Catholic from receiving the Eucharist.
“The momentous task of prophetically proclaiming the Church’s position falls primarily to the bishops.”
“The Code of Canon Law refers to this situation of a manifest lack of proper moral disposition when it states that those who ‘obstinately persist in manifest grave sin’ are not to be admitted to Eucharistic communion.”
The Carthusian monks are “notable for their strictly traditional and austere rule of contemplative life.”
“People pray for us in different parts of the world. Amid the difficulties, we know that people are praying for us and helping Sierra Leone.”
The new pastoral provisions, established at the beginning of September, on the occasion of the annual Synod of the Maronite Church, entered into force yesterday…
“This disagreement among the bishops is not only bad for the Church but contributes further to the confusion many Catholics feel in the age of Biden.”