Bishop Richard Stika

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Vatican upholds bishop over reception of Communion on tongue

The secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship wrote to a petitioner last month rejecting their appeal against the Bishop... Read more

Tenn. bishops urge governor to stop executions

The bishops of Tennessee have requested that the new governor halt four executions planned for this year, reiterating the Church’s... Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, VA.

Catholics in Tennessee, Virginia pray as their bishops face surgery

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, VA, is recovering after a scheduled surgery for prostate cancer on Nov. 27. Bishop Richard... Read more

Supreme Court rejects appeal in Tennessee death row case

A previously delayed execution in Tennessee will likely go ahead after the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from... Read more