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U.S. Bishops Continue Intense Debate Over Timing and Impact of Proposed Document on Eucharist

Screenshot(L) Archbishop Jose Gomez leads the USCCB Spring meeting June 17, 2021 alongside Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, Cardinal Wilton Gregory of Washington, D.C., and Bishop Kevin Rhoades. The bishops are meeting virtually to discuss a document on the Eucharist.

Most bishops voiced support for a teaching document on Holy Communion, but some pushed for the removal of the section that would address public officials who are at odds with the Church on abortion and other issues.