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Bishop Dunne, auxiliary of Rockville Centre, retires at 75

Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop John C. Dunne, who was an auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Rockville... Read more

Bishop Fernando Isern of Pueblo. CNA file photo.

Pueblo bishop resigns due to poor health

Pope Francis announced on June 13 that he has accepted the early resignation of Bishop Fernando Isern of Pueblo, Colo.,... Read more

Miami, San Antonio bishops place NBA Championship bet

The last time Miami Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski made a friendly bet with a bishop from Texas, he lost.  Read more

Pope Francis leads the Bishops of Italy in a solemn Profession of Faith in St. Peter’s Basilica for their 65th General Assembly May 23, 2013.

Pope stresses vigilant love of God as guard against laziness

Pope Francis counseled the Italian bishops to avoid becoming lukewarm by remaining vigilant in their love for God, as he... Read more

Bishop Robert J. McManus of Worcester (File Photo/CNA).

Massachusetts bishop apologizes for drunk driving arrest

Bishop Robert J. McManus of Worcester, Mass. pled not guilty to drunk driving-related charges in Rhode Island after apologizing to... Read more


Kidnapped Syrian bishop in need of medicine

No news has emerged of the two kidnapped Orthodox bishops in Syria, more than a week since their disappearance, and... Read more


Murdered Guatemalan bishop remembered for peace efforts

During a Mass to commemorate the 15th anniversary of Bishop Juan Jose Gerardi’s death, Archbishop Oscar Julio Vian of Guatemala... Read more