Bishops and church leaders

Catholic bishops (and cardinals) national and worldwide.

Bishop McElroy’s spokesman has a Twitter side
What if a San Diego priest tweeted for pro-life candidates?

In news stories about the Diocese of San Diego, Kevin Eckery is sometimes referred to as “Vice Chancellor” of the diocese. Sometimes as the “diocese spokesman.” But he has developed another reputation on

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Bishop McElroy’s spokesman has a Twitter side
What if a San Diego priest tweeted for pro-life candidates?
2020-07-03T10:48:02-07:00

Give private schools federal aid, U.S. bishops urge
Oakland Bishop Michael Barber, chairman of USCCB Committee on Catholic Education, joins more than 150 organizations calling for immediate government aid

Bishop Michael C. Barber, S.J of Oakland, chairman of the Committee on Catholic Education for the U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has joined a coalition of more than 150 interfaith and civil society organizations

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Give private schools federal aid, U.S. bishops urge
Oakland Bishop Michael Barber, chairman of USCCB Committee on Catholic Education, joins more than 150 organizations calling for immediate government aid
2020-07-01T12:24:39-07:00

Bishop McElroy re-closes Imperial County churches
Livestream Mass encouraged

San Diego Catholic Bishop Robert W. McElroy issued the following statement today after Gov. Gavin Newsom recommended that Imperial County re-institute stay-at-home orders because of the high rate of infection of COVID-19 there:

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Bishop McElroy re-closes Imperial County churches
Livestream Mass encouraged
2020-07-01T04:42:21-07:00

Archbishop Gomez: The truth about Junipero Serra
Plus strong words from Archbishop Cordileone [video]

Archbishop Jose Gomez: “….The real St. Junípero fought a colonial system where natives were regarded as ‘barbarians’ and ‘savages,’ whose only value was to serve the appetites of the white man. For St.

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Archbishop Gomez: The truth about Junipero Serra
Plus strong words from Archbishop Cordileone [video]
2020-06-29T12:19:13-07:00

Father Serra statue removed from Mission San Luis Obispo
Mayor pleased, diocese refers to bishops conference

The Catholic Church abruptly removed a long-standing statue of Junípero Serra from the San Luis Obispo Mission on Monday, amid a reassessment of the missionary’s controversial history that includes abuses against Native Americans.

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Father Serra statue removed from Mission San Luis Obispo
Mayor pleased, diocese refers to bishops conference
2020-06-24T19:32:24-07:00

Trump answers Archbishop Vigano
"I hope everyone, religious or not, reads it”

President Trump on Wednesday tweeted that he was honored by a letter written to him by former apostolic nuncio Archbishop Carlo Viganò, which warned the president against secular and ecclesiastical agents of an atheistic globalist new

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Trump answers Archbishop Vigano
"I hope everyone, religious or not, reads it”
2020-06-11T12:47:50-07:00

Archbishop Vigano warns against D.C.’s ‘false shepherds’
Follows attack on Trump visit to honor John Paul II

Former U.S. Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has strongly criticized Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory as a “false shepherd” for rebuking the John Paul II National Shrine for “allowing” President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump

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Archbishop Vigano warns against D.C.’s ‘false shepherds’
Follows attack on Trump visit to honor John Paul II
2020-06-04T08:53:44-07:00

California bishops applaud Newsom budget changes
Borrowing $7.8 billion from rainy day fund

Governor Gavin Newsom’s May budget revision revealed $19 billion less in expenditures than his previous January proposal – an illustration of the shift in spending for the state caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a

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California bishops applaud Newsom budget changes
Borrowing $7.8 billion from rainy day fund
2020-06-04T01:23:19-07:00