Los Angeles Archdiocese issues new guidelines to fully reopen parishes

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles has issued new guidelines for its more than 300 parishes, which, beginning June 19, are set to fully reopen.

What Catholic bishops are actually saying about denying Communion to politicians

Religion News Service asked more than 180 members of the U.S. Catholic bishops' conference their position on denying Communion to Catholic politicians who back the right to an abortion, a practice the church condemns. Few offered a firm yes-or-no answer.

Calls to deny Communion to Biden for abortion views prompt Catholic soul-searching

As the U.S. bishops' conference is set to debate whether to deny the Eucharist to Catholic politicians who support abortion rights, ordinary Catholics are considering what the sacrament does for them.

California bill could bar UC Health from affiliating with Catholic hospitals that limit abortions

California's SB 379 would ensure that, moving forward, UC Health would only affiliate with hospitals that allow its staff to provide all necessary care, but the Catholic-affiliated Dignity Health is the largest hospital provider in the state.