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US Bishops Try to Keep Focus on Eucharist, Not Politicians, in New Document

Julio Cortez(Clockwise from left) Bishop Andrew Cozzens of tthe Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis attends a news conference at the Fall General Assembly meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, in Baltimore. Bishop Kevin Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Ind., speaks during a news conference. Bishop Manuel Cruz, front left, of Newark, N.J., reads scripture during a morning prayer.

On the second day of their fall assembly, the bishops avoided another heated, public debate as they approved a teaching document on the Eucharist.