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Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City (Left) and Bishop James Wall of Gallup, head of the Subcommittee on Native American Affairs under the USCCB Standing Committee for Cultural Diversity, (Right) at the 2019 USCCB General Assembly, June 12, 2019.

USCCB looks to assist federal investigation of boarding schools for indigenous

The U.S. bishops’ conference has volunteered to assist a new federal investigation of the history of boarding schools for Native... 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'

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

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

Bishop Wall on politicians and Communion: 'Our concern is not political but pastoral'

Bishop James Wall of Gallup responded Tuesday to a recent essay from Bishop Robert McElroy, in which the Bishop of... Read more

The US Penitentiary at Terre Haute, where Lezmond Mitchell is scheduled to be executed Aug. 26.

Catholics pray for Navajo man scheduled for federal execution

Catholics are speaking out on behalf of a Native American man on federal death row, who is set to be... Read more

Statue of Eusebio Keno, Phoenix, Arizona.

Pope Francis recognizes 'Padre Kino,' Arizona's missionary priest

Pope Francis recognized the life of Servant of God Eusebio Kino, S.J., as one of heroic virtue on Saturday. Kino, an... Read more

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

Bishop Wall: Pope Francis 'passionate about life' from conception to natural death

After visiting with Pope Francis for two and a half hours during his region’s ad limina visit, Bishop James Wall... Read more

Bishop James Wall of Gallup says Mass ad orientem at Sacred Heart Cathedral.

Bishop Wall introduces regular 'ad orientem' Mass at Gallup cathedral

Bishop James Wall of Gallup announced Monday that each Sunday a Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral will be said with... Read more

Pope Francis administers Confirmation during the Easter Vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, April 4, 20145.

Gallup diocese restores order of sacraments of initiation

Bishop James Wall of Gallup has announced in a pastoral letter the restoration of the order of the sacraments of... Read more

'A sense of conversion' - A bishop reflects on the Mundelein retreat

Praying daily before the Eucharist with more than 250 other U.S. bishops was, for Bishop James Wall of Gallup, the... Read more

Couple holding hands at sunset.

Humanae vitae is prophetic 'blueprint' for society, bishop says

The message of Humanae vitae is  “good news” and a guide for rebuilding family and society Bishop James Wall of... Read more

Bishop James Wall greets young parishioners in the Diocese of Gallup. Courtesy photo

How a Church on the 'peripheries' celebrates Easter

As the Catholic Church prepares to receive thousands of Catholic converts this Easter, Sacred Heart Cathedral in Gallup, N.M., is... Read more