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U.S. bishops gather in Baltimore for their spring assembly in 2019.

U.S. bishops gear up for spring gathering in Louisville, Kentucky

Jun 12, 2024

By Zelda Caldwell

During public sessions beginning June 13, the bishops will vote on whether to approve a draft document that contains a... Read more

The U.S. bishops met in Baltimore for their annual fall general assembly on Nov. 14-17.

U.S. bishops approve plan for guidance to health care institutions on transgender issues

Jun 16, 2023

By Lauretta Brown

At the final day of their spring meeting in Orlando, Florida, the U.S. bishops discussed updates to directives for Catholic... Read more

Archbishop Timothy Broglio, the newly elected president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, meets with reporters in Baltimore on Nov. 15, 2022.

U.S. bishops discuss forming ‘eucharistic missionaries’, synodality at spring meeting

Jun 15, 2023

By Lauretta Brown

During the first public session at their meeting in Orlando, Florida, the bishops heard an update on the Eucharistic Revival. Read more

USCCB Fall Meeting 2021

U.S. bishops nominate candidates for conference president and vice president

Oct 4, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

The U.S. bishops released on Tuesday the names of the 10 candidates nominated to be the next president and vice... Read more

Removal of the remains of statues destroyed at the grotto of Nativity parish in Burke, Va., Jan. 25, 2022.

Justice Department must take church vandalism seriously, Catholic group says

Feb 8, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

A Catholic organization says the Department of Justice is not doing enough to combat the recent incidents of vandalism at... Read more

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U.S. bishops praise Biden's repeal of travel ban

Jan 21, 2021

After President Joe Biden on his first day in office revoked a travel ban from certain Muslim-majority and African countries,... Read more

Sister Carol Keehan, CEO and president of CHA.

Catholic Health Association reverses course on mandate accommodation

Jun 15, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

In a call for broader religious exemptions, the Catholic Health Association has backtracked from its initial support for the Obama... Read more

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò speaks to the U.S. bishops in Atlanta on June 13, 2012.

Nuncio applauds bishops' unified efforts to defend religious freedom

Jun 13, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, the Pope’s representative to the United States, urged the American bishops to view the difficulties facing... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan

Government assault may have just begun, Cardinal Dolan warns

Feb 23, 2012

President Obama's contraception mandate may only be the beginning of a historic attack on religious freedom, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan... Read more