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Weekly News Roundup: New Vatican Decrees, Episcopal Chaff vs. Wheat, Petitioning for Sacraments

In this episode, CFN Editor-in-Chief Brian McCall and Managing Editor Matt Gaspers discuss the following news items:

  • Congregation for Divine Worship Issues Two Coronavirus-related Decrees
  • Despite Efforts of Certain Governors, Abortion Remains “Essential Service” in Several States Amidst COVID-19 Crisis
  • Separating Episcopal Chaff from Wheat
    • Examples of Chaff:
      • Bishop James F. Checchio of Metuchen, New Jersey
      • Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston, Massachusetts
      • Bishop Robert M. Coerver of Lubbock, Texas
      • Bishop Mitchell Rozanski of Springfield, Massachusetts
      • Bishop Peter F. Christensen of Boise, Idaho
    • Examples of Wheat:
      • Bishop Robert Baker of Birmingham, Alabama (Note: Sadly, Bishop Baker has backpedaled from his original call for the priests of his diocese to administer Holy Communion to the faithful on Holy Thursday.)
      • Archbishop Carlo Mario Viganò (new interview)
  • Two Petitions, One Goal: Restore Public Worship and Access to Sacraments

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