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'Eucharistic Revival' to begin in 2022: 'We want to start a fire, not a program'

Jun 18, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The bishops of the United States discussed on Friday a program of “Eucharistic Revival” which will aim to foster deeper... Read more

Bishop Frank Caggiano

Bishop announces launch of new catechetical institute 

Jun 18, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

In a presentation to fellow U.S. bishops on Friday, Bishop Frank Caggiano of Bridgeport unveiled a proposal for a new... Read more

Bishop Mario Dorsonville.

Continue pressing for immigration reform, US bishops told

Jun 18, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Church must continue to push for immigration reform and to address the root causes that make people migrate to... Read more

Pro-abortion Catholic Democrats: Don’t deny us the Eucharist

Jun 18, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Dozens of Catholic members of Congress issued a statement on Friday claiming that denial of Holy Communion to pro-abortion politicians... Read more

Speaker Pelosi won’t answer if unborn child is a human being at 15 weeks

Jun 18, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday would not say if an unborn child at 15 weeks was a human... Read more

Aug. 17, 2017 - A volunteer at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas helps a Central American refugee family

US parishes must better serve hidden migrant communities, bishops hear

Jun 18, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Many parishes in the United States are unaware of the immigrant, refugee, and itinerant communities within their boundaries, the chair... Read more

Bishop James Wall of Gallup greets parishioners following Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Gallup.

Bishops plan response to Native American Catholics who 'want their voice heard'

Jun 18, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Native American ministry was an action item for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Thursday, as the relevant subcommittee... Read more

U.S. bishops meet at their fall general assembly in Baltimore, Maryland, in November 2019

USCCB approves drafting of Eucharist document, other action items

Jun 18, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops this week voted to move forward on several action items, including a draft of... Read more

Freshman congresswoman appointed as Pro-Life Caucus co-chair

Jun 18, 2021

The new co-chair of the House Pro-Life Caucus says that her top priority is fighting taxpayer funding of abortion and... Read more

A September 2015 gathering of the Association of Pittsburgh Priests. Credit: APP via Facebook.

Pittsburgh group calls for same-sex blessings 

Jun 17, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic organization based in Pittsburgh has called on Bishop David Zubik to reject a March note from the Congregation... Read more

Sharonell Fulton

‘Overjoyed’ foster moms react to Supreme Court ruling in their favor 

Jun 17, 2021

The foster moms at the center of the Supreme Court case Fulton v. City of Philadelphia celebrated the high court... Read more

US bishops debate extensively a motion to draft a teaching document on the Eucharist

Jun 17, 2021

By Matt Hadro

U.S. bishops held extensive debate on Thursday before voting on whether to draft a teaching document on the Eucharist, at... Read more

Supreme Court again upholds Affordable Care Act

Jun 17, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Supreme Court once again upheld the Affordable Care Act, in a 7-2 ruling against the latest challenge to the... Read more

Members of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops pray at their fall meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on Nov. 11, 2019

Lay advisor urges U.S. bishops to reconcile with all Catholics over clergy abuse

Jun 17, 2021

By Matt Hadro

In responding to clergy sex abuse, U.S. bishops must expand their reconciliation efforts to include not only victim survivors, but... Read more

Fr. Joseph Lafleur, whose cause of canonization is one of those that will be considered at the USCCB Spring General Assembly, June 17, 2021. Credit: Andrepont Printing.

Update: US bishops vote in favor of advancing two causes of canonization

Jun 17, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The US bishops voted Thursday that they consider it opportune to advance two causes of canonization, for Father Joseph Verbis... Read more

A Eucharistic document: What the USCCB will be debating and voting on today

Jun 17, 2021

By Matt Hadro

On Thursday afternoon, the U.S. bishops are scheduled to debate and vote to begin drafting a teaching document on the... Read more

Supreme Court sides unanimously with Catholic Social Services in religious freedom case

Jun 17, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

The Supreme Court on Thursday decided unanimously in favor of Catholic Social Services in its lawsuit against the city of... Read more

Pro-life group files complaint with Small Business Administration over Planned Parenthood PPP loan

Jun 17, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

A pro-life group recently filed a complaint with the U.S. Small Business Administration, alleging that a regional Planned Parenthood affiliate... Read more

Daniel Cameron, Attorney General of Kentucky. Credit: Kentucky Office of the Attorney General.

Kentucky attorney general argues he can defend pro-life law in court

Jun 16, 2021

Kentucky’s Attorney General Daniel Cameron filed a brief on Monday in support of his ability to defend his state’s law... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the US, addresses the USCCB's 2020 Fall General Assembly.

Nuncio urges US bishops to unity in Christ

Jun 16, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Following the Covid-19 pandemic the Church needs to dialogue with an aim of unity, and emphasize the importance of Christ,... Read more