USCCB Fall General Assembly 2020

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Bishop Thomas Daly. CNA file photo.

Bishop Daly: Catholic schools should embrace faith, never compromise

Nov 18, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

The U.S. bishops’ new chairman for Catholic education says he hopes to bring his experience as a Catholic school teacher... Read more

Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville speaks during a discussion on the coronavirus pandemic at the 2020 virtual meeting of the USCCB.

Bishops note Eucharistic hunger, lay and clerical sacrifices, amid coronavirus pandemic

Nov 17, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Bishops on Tuesday discussed pastoral strategies and the movement of the Holy Spirit during the coronavirus pandemic, noting the great... Read more

Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston addresses the 2020 fall general assembly of the USCCB.

USCCB 2020 fall meeting: Day 2 recap

Nov 17, 2020

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) concluded the public portion of its annual Fall General Assembly Tuesday, discussing the... Read more

Msgr. Brian Bransfield speaks during the USCCB's Fall General Assembly, Nov. 17, 2020.

Outgoing USCCB general secretary: 'Suffering takes the inner shape of endurance'

Nov 17, 2020

Outgoing USCCB general secretary Monsignor Brian Bransfield on Tuesday praised the U.S. bishops whom he has served for the past... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the USCCB, at the 2020 virtual fall general assembly.

US bishops reauthorize Committee Against Racism, approve budget

Nov 17, 2020

The U.S. bishops voted at their fall general assembly this week to reauthorize their Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism for... Read more

Deborah Amato, chair of the National Advisory Council, addresses the USCCB fall meeting.

Abuse, racism and COVID-19: Advisory councils make recommendations to bishops 

Nov 16, 2020

By Mary Farrow

Clerical sex abuse, the COVID-19 pandemic and racial tensions were the focus of recommendations made by two councils that serve... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the USCCB, at the 2020 virtual fall general assembly.

USCCB 2020 fall meeting: Day 1 recap

Nov 16, 2020

An emphasis on the need for healing, in both the Church and broader society, was prominent throughout the first day... Read more

USCCB elects new General Secretary, committee heads

Nov 16, 2020

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops at their annual Fall General Assembly on Monday announced election results for several... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles speaks at the USCCB Fall General Assembly, Nov. 16, 2020.

At USCCB, Archbishop Gomez urges proclamation of Christ, who defeated death

Nov 16, 2020

In his first presidential address to the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles on Monday... Read more