Bishops and church leaders

Catholic bishops (and cardinals) national and worldwide.

McCarrick’s largesse
Disgraced former cardinal sent $600,000 in cash gifts to high-ranking Vatican prelates

The disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick sent more than $600,000 in cash gifts to Vatican officials and other influential prelates during his term as Archbishop of Washington, the Washington Post has revealed. A legendary fundraiser, McCarrick brought in $6 million in

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McCarrick’s largesse
Disgraced former cardinal sent $600,000 in cash gifts to high-ranking Vatican prelates
2020-01-03T12:42:34-08:00

Cardinal Mueller in Phoenix: Church crisis man-made
Some long for Catholicism without dogmas

Cardinal Mueller: "We have cozily adapted ourselves to the spirit of a life without God." (Photo from CNA) The crisis facing the Catholic Church today has arisen from an attempt – even by some within the Church -

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Cardinal Mueller in Phoenix: Church crisis man-made
Some long for Catholicism without dogmas
2020-01-02T12:19:51-08:00

Archbishop Gomez at Men’s Central Jail
“God loves you whether you’re a Lakers or a Clippers fan”

Archbishop Gomez made the rounds through the restrictive housing unit. (Photo by John McCoy/Angelus) When the Mass’s celebrant, Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez, preaches on the significance of what the Church is celebrating today, the message of

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Archbishop Gomez at Men’s Central Jail
“God loves you whether you’re a Lakers or a Clippers fan”
2019-12-30T11:41:44-08:00

“Like peeling a scab off”
During ad limina visit in Rome, U.S. bishops pressure Francis on promised McCarrick report

American bishops from the Midwest met with Pope Francis last week with questions about the outcome of the Vatican’s investigation of Theodore McCarrick. “I did ask about the McCarrick situation. That was something that all of us were very

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“Like peeling a scab off”
During ad limina visit in Rome, U.S. bishops pressure Francis on promised McCarrick report
2019-12-18T06:37:59-08:00

Xavier Becerra will send subpoenas to all 12 California dioceses
To check on mandatory reporting compliance

Bishop Soto responds to attorney general's announcement. (Photo from Sacramento Bee) The Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento, along with the other 11 dioceses in California, will be subpoenaed for additional records as the state attorney general continues to investigate

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Xavier Becerra will send subpoenas to all 12 California dioceses
To check on mandatory reporting compliance
2019-12-10T10:20:48-08:00

Baja bishops join California bishops at Christ Cathedral
Listen to ICE officials

Alta and Baja California bishops (Photo by Doug Morino) “....There was a strong desire from the other bishops, especially the ones from Baja,” said Bishop Timothy Freyer, auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Orange, of their interest in seeing

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Baja bishops join California bishops at Christ Cathedral
Listen to ICE officials
2019-12-04T09:24:38-08:00

Bishop Cantu prays for poor, the homeless, the sick, pregnant women considering abortion
San Jose's Catholic leader cites John Henry Newman in preparation for Advent

Bishop Oscar Cantu, the youngest bishop in the U.S. when appointed auxiliary in San Antonio in 2008, was installed as San Jose's bishop in May, 2019. Dear brothers and sisters, ....As we reflect on God’s goodness and give thanks

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Bishop Cantu prays for poor, the homeless, the sick, pregnant women considering abortion
San Jose's Catholic leader cites John Henry Newman in preparation for Advent
2019-11-26T14:33:23-08:00

U.S. bishops remind author of John Paul II’s teacher at Angelicum
Charity and intelligence refute relativism

Archbishop Chaput responds to watering down opposition to abortion at Nov. 2019 bishops meeting This past week, during the general assembly of the US bishops, one bishop insisted that defending innocent life in the womb was not a “preeminent

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U.S. bishops remind author of John Paul II’s teacher at Angelicum
Charity and intelligence refute relativism
2019-11-20T14:56:47-08:00

Bishop Soto may not use Twitter again
Blowback from vets on his immigration tweet

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops tweeted Tuesday (Nov. 12) that Bishop Jaime Soto thinks President Donald Trump’s recent action on immigration is a “betrayal” of U.S. veterans. Soto’s quote came from a Tuesday bishops meeting on immigration in Baltimore

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Bishop Soto may not use Twitter again
Blowback from vets on his immigration tweet
2019-11-18T10:20:39-08:00