Last week, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops voted to draft a controversial document on Communion, widely seen as an effort to deny the Eucharist to Catholic politicians who support abortion rights. Here is a roster of the Committee on Doctrine, with key statements each member has said about abortion, the Eucharist, or President Joe Biden. Biden is both Catholic and pro-choice.
Italian prosecutors have requested an arrest warrant for financier Gianluigi Torzi. Torzi, who is already embroiled in a legal battle with the Vatican’s judiciary for his alleged role in the controversial purchase of a London apartment complex using Catholic Church funds, is being accused of money laundering and tax evasion.