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The lethal injection room at California's San Quentin State Prison.

California bishops to visit death row inmates at San Quentin

Mar 7, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

A group of Catholic bishops will visit San Quentin Prison’s death row inmates on Tuesday. Read more

USCCB after 9 killed in San Jose shooting: “Something fundamentally broken in our society”

May 26, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, chairman of the USCCB Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development said on Wednesday, May 26,... Read more

Pope Francis greets Mexican faithful at the Cathedral of San Cristobal de las Casas, Feb. 15, 2016.

Hope for Mexico: one bishop's reflection on the papal visit

Feb 27, 2016

For Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces, Pope Francis had a simple message to tell the people of Mexico: “you... Read more

US bishops visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre during a 'peace pilgrimage', September 2014.

Keep working for peace, US bishops urge as Middle East crises continue

Jan 26, 2016

The multiple crises in the Middle East show the need for continued peacemaking and humanitarian efforts, the U.S. Catholic bishops... Read more

The welcoming ceremony for Pope Francis at the White House, Sept. 23, 2015.

Care for environment is a moral duty, not a political football, bishop tells Americans

Sep 23, 2015

By Matt Hadro

After Pope Francis insisted at the White House that the present moment is “critical” for addressing the threat of climate... Read more