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U.S. bishops praise Supreme Court on child immigrants
Oppose Trump phasing out DACA

The U.S. Catholic bishops’ conference praised the Supreme Court on Thursday for a decision that keeps the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program intact — for now. “First, to DACA youth,

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U.S. bishops praise Supreme Court on child immigrants
Oppose Trump phasing out DACA
2020-06-19T10:29:15-07:00

What a poorer U.S. church will mean
End of diocesan newspapers, parish employee layoffs, cuts in priest salaries

Well into the pandemic’s grip on American public life, parishes and dioceses are preparing a return to some new kind of normal. Masses are resuming, albeit for small numbers in limited circumstances. Catholic

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What a poorer U.S. church will mean
End of diocesan newspapers, parish employee layoffs, cuts in priest salaries
2020-05-07T14:12:11-07:00

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

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 priority.” Rather, he implied the issue needs to be balanced against a wide range of

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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

One third of U.S. bishops vote to soften abortion stand
McElroy and Cupich lead the charge to weaken policy

American Catholic bishops showed Nov. 12 that the current pontificate has divided them on fighting abortion as a social justice priority, voting 143-69 to keep the issue “pre-eminent.” Tuesday morning during the Fall General Assembly of the

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One third of U.S. bishops vote to soften abortion stand
McElroy and Cupich lead the charge to weaken policy
2019-11-13T11:12:17-08:00

Archbishop Gomez now head of U.S. bishops
Influence of Opus Dei, John Paul II, Archbishop Chaput

When he became a priest four decades ago, Archbishop Jose Gomez did not expect that he would one day lead the largest archdiocese in the U.S., or the country’s bishops’ conference. “I just wanted to be a

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Archbishop Gomez now head of U.S. bishops
Influence of Opus Dei, John Paul II, Archbishop Chaput
2019-11-12T16:28:43-08:00

Cordileone and Gomez on list to lead U.S. bishops
Elections Nov. 10-13 in Baltimore

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has released the list of candidates ahead of its presidential and vice-presidential elections. The elections will be held during the conference’s General Assembly in Baltimore, which will be from

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Cordileone and Gomez on list to lead U.S. bishops
Elections Nov. 10-13 in Baltimore
2019-10-11T07:49:48-07:00

Bishops get an earful
USCCB asks lay Catholics how to restore belief in the real presence; laity overwhelmingly responds: restore traditional liturgical practices

Earlier this month, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops asked lay Catholics on Facebook for advice following the release of a troubling Pew Research survey that found only 3 in 10 Catholics actually believe the

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Bishops get an earful
USCCB asks lay Catholics how to restore belief in the real presence; laity overwhelmingly responds: restore traditional liturgical practices
2019-08-20T11:46:48-07:00