Salvatore Cordileone's stance is a split from Pope Francis, who has said that Communion should not be politicized.
The Pontiff had a chat with seminarians that took a spiritual turn of another kind.
A radical GOP faction, in open alliance with extremists, is seizing power and targeting its opponents with cruelty. Some wonder: Is it time to leave?
The Pontiff apologized last month for abuses in Canada’s church-run residential schools but wants to personally apologize to survivors of misguided Catholic missionary zeal.
Paul West was convicted last month of sexually abusing a student during the 1990s at a Catholic school and was sentenced to 45 years behind bars.
The recently settled lawsuit alleged the Christian institution's strict honor code makes it “difficult or impossible” for students to report sexual violence.
"This was not just the typical conservative ideology that I had seen cozying up to evangelicalism over the years. This was something else."
The leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that could end or limit abortion access for millions has sent shockwaves through diverse faith communities.
The Pontiff will likely be seen more often in the wheelchair to promote healing, a Vatican source said.