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June 22,2013: The prostration of the ordinands during the Litany of the Saints at the Fraternity of St. Peter's Roman parish, Santissima Trinità dei Pellegrini in Rome

More bishops issue statements on Latin Mass, following papal document

Jul 19, 2021

By Matt Hadro

More U.S. bishops have issued guidance on the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass in their dioceses, following a papal... Read more

Madison bishop prays for pro-abortion Catholic politicians

May 12, 2021

A second U.S. bishop last week publicly supported the Archbishop of San Francisco’s challenge to Catholic politicians who are pro-abortion. Read more

Bishop Donald J. Hying. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Madison.

Politics divides, but Christ unites: Madison bishop confronts Catholic 'acrimony'

Jan 29, 2021

The polarization of American politics means that Catholics must be a force for unity rather than “divisively tribal,” and clergy... Read more

Bishops in US emphasize importance of life, Church teaching in voting guidances

Sep 25, 2020

As election day looms, Catholic bishops throughout the country are issuing pastoral guidance on how Catholics should think about their... Read more

Bishop Donald Hying of Madison. CNA file photo.

Madison Catholic bishop blasts county for last minute schools order

Aug 24, 2020

Bishop Donald Hying has expressed his "extraordinary disappointment" and a Dane County, Wis., order that all schools begin the year online-only.  Read more

The statue of the Roman Catholic Spanish priest Junipero Serra is pictured in Palma de Mallorca on June 22, 2020, after it was daubed with graffiti reading "Racist."

‘I cannot remain silent’: Madison Catholic bishop condemns destruction of religious statues

Jun 24, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

As rioters across the United States target statues depicting figures of various stripes, the bishop of Madison, Wisconsin on Tuesday... Read more

Bishop Donald J. Hying. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Madison.

Madison Bishop Hying says he will 'stand on principle' in reopening lawsuit

Jun 4, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

The Bishop of Madison says a lawsuit against Dane County and the city of Madison may be needed to ensure... Read more