The U.S. bishops said Catholics should attend separate Masses for both that Sunday obligation and Monday’s Christmas Mass obligation.
Mexican and American bishops called on negotiators working to overhaul a 23-year-old trade agreement to ensure that any changes keep the needs of poor people foremost.
During their annual fall assembly Nov. 14 in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops approved the use of a new translation in the baptismal rite for the first time in 40 years.
Almost two months after the devastating winds and rains of Hurricane Maria pummeled the island of Puerto Rico, there is still no clear path to recovery.
The nation’s leaders “must engage in a real debate about needed measures to save lives and make our communities safer,” said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee.
Digital publishing represents “a change in the landscape of catechesis that is both complex and continues to grow,” Bishop Caggiano said. “When we speak of digitization we must remember there are variety of ways in which a text can be published in a digital format.
In his remarks Nov. 13, the first day of the USCCB meeting, Cardinal Dolan lauded the bishops’ longtime collaboration with the National Committee for a Human Life Amendment.
By Brenda Kresky For The Visitor I recently had the privilege of visiting eight different areas across the Diocese of St. Cloud to provide training for the Fifth National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry (V Encuentro). The main goal of this four-year process is “to discern ways in which the church in the United States can […]
Catholic Church leaders in a Feb. 16 statement said they were encouraged that President Donald Trump may be considering an executive order to protect religious freedom and said they would be grateful if he would move forward with the pledge that his administration would “do everything in its power to defend and protect religious liberty.”
A Sept. 9 letter from USCCB officials to the Department of Health and Human Services stressed that a compromise could effectively be reached in the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive requirement.
Pope Francis has offered his prayers and compassion for those affected by the mass shooting early June 12 at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida. In a statement Father Federico Lombardi, the Holy See press officer, said the “terrible massacre,” which has left a “dreadfully high number of innocent victims, has caused in Pope Francis, and […]