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Catechism's benefits explained for Year of Faith

To encourage believers during the Year of Faith, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has released a reflection on the... Read more

Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington, D.C.

New American Bible to be revised into single translation

The U.S. bishops have announced a plan to revise the New Testament of the New American Bible so a single... Read more

Bishop Salvatore J. Cordileone.

Calif. bishop says defense of marriage encounters challenges, hope

Bishop Salvatore J. Cordileone of Oakland, Calif., emphasized that the U.S. bishops' ongoing efforts to defend marriage are critical in... Read more

Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City.

Bishops consider revamping their communications model

Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City encouraged his fellow bishops to make use of new communications methods in... Read more

Al Notzon, chair of the National Review Board, gives an update on the Dallas Charter June 13, 2012.

Report finds success, urges continued vigilance in sex abuse prevention

The Catholic Church in the U.S. has made significant improvements in preventing and addressing clergy sexual abuse and should continue... Read more

Bishops participate in the June 13-15, 2012 full USCCB assembly in Atlanta, Ga.

Bishops briefed on religious liberty efforts, prepare for 'difficult road'

Speakers at the U.S. bishops’ meeting in Atlanta, Ga. emphasized the importance of continuing efforts to defend religious freedom through... Read more

Cardinal Dolan's arrival on Twitter draws thousands

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York debuted on Twitter last week, adapting his engaging, humorous style to the popular microblogging... Read more