US Synod Members Insist: No Rift With Pope, No Doctrinal Revolution

Almost a month after the close of Pope Francis’ Oct. 4-29 Synod of Bishops on synodality, Cardinal Robert McElroy of San Diego says the power and depth of the conversations over the month in Rome struck him, as well as the challenge of replicating that atmosphere back home.

Bishops Rebuke House Dems for Citing Faith in Defense of Abortion Rights

After more than 30 Catholic Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives recently claimed the tenets of the faith “compel” them to defend abortion rights, multiple U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops committee chairmen have jointly rejected the argument, saying their rationale is “wrong and incoherent.”

U.S. Border Bishops Stress Renewed Commitment to Welcome Migrants

The day after Title 42 expired, lifting pandemic public health restrictions that had limited border crossings into the United States, a group of bishops along the southwest U.S.-Mexico border said they “remain committed” to the Church’s efforts to welcome migrants.