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By Raymond de Souza, KHS, KM, KofC, Church Militant, July 18, 2022

The bishops’ response is silence

Abp. Salvatore Cordileone and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is marked by ambiguity. Its continuous silence on crucial issues has created a lot of confusion among the faithful on doctrinal matters.

The recent victory of pro-life Americans relegating abortion law to the states has received a pallid, lukewarm, cowardly word of support from the USCCB. Even if they tried, the hierarchs couldn’t praise it less enthusiastically.

From the majority of bishops, who are supposed to be guardians of Church doctrine and the main defenders of the right to life, all we have heard from them is … crickets.

Silence on So Many Issues

Only about a dozen or so bishops gave public support to Abp. Salvatore Cordileone’s decision to ban House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from Holy Communion. From the hundreds of bishops who supposedly teach, govern and sanctify the faithful people of God, what do we hear? …

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