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Left to right: Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Worth-South Bend, Indiana, and Auxiliary Bishop Robert P. Reed of the Archdiocese of Boston.

‘Everyone’s vulnerable to an accusation’: Bishops respond to priests’ fear of false abuse claims

Nov 25, 2022

By Peter Pinedo

Eighty-two percent of priests responding to a survey conducted by The Catholic Project said they live in constant fear of... Read more

Bishops Kevin Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend (left), Michael Burbidge of Arlington (center), and Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City (right)

Bishops elect Burbidge pro-life chair; other votes signal no dramatic policy shifts

Nov 16, 2022

By Shannon Mullen, Katie Yoder

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, was elected chair of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee Wednesday. Read more

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Catholic US bishops approve use of COVID-19 vaccines with 'remote connection' to abortion

Dec 14, 2020

By CNA Staff

The United States bishops' conference has said that Catholics can take two of the three available COVID-19 vaccines, even though... Read more

Image of the "Our Lady of America" devotion. CNA file photo.

Bishops: Our Lady of America not 'objective private revelation'

May 7, 2020

Bishop Kevin Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend said Thursday that the alleged visions and revelations known as “Our Lady of... Read more

Bishop Kevin Rhoades. CNA file photo.

Catholics must reject social media anti-Semitism, Indiana bishop says

Feb 25, 2020

The Catholic Church has “firmly condemned” anti-Semitism, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana said Feb. 19, warning... Read more

Indiana bishop offers cemetery for burial of aborted remains

Sep 19, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend offered Thursday the use of a Catholic cemetery to bury the more than 2,000... Read more

Bishop Kevin Rhoades. File Photo / CNA.

Bishop Rhoades denies misconduct allegation from time in Harrisburg

Sep 10, 2018

An allegation of misconduct has been filed against Bishop Kevin Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend and is being investigated by... Read more

Bishop Kevin Rhoades; CNA file photo. University of Notre Dame;

Bishop Rhoades: 'I strongly disagree' with Notre Dame contraception decision

Feb 12, 2018

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend issued a statement on Thursday criticizing the University of... Read more