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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

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

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

Bishops pray at the 2019 USCCB fall general assembly in Baltimore.

US bishops elect new committee leadership 

Members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) elected six new chairmen on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at their... Read more

U.S. bishops from New England at Mass in St. Peter's Basilica Nov. 7, 2019.

New York bishops to vote remotely in Rome for USCCB elections

New York bishops will be voting remotely from Rome Tuesday for the election of the next leaders of the U.S.... Read more

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.

Ouellet letter: US bishops’ vote on abuse reform measures was blocked to allow more discussion

A letter from Cardinal Marc Ouellet indicates that the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops had blocked the U.S. bishops from voting... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo.

Cardinal DiNardo: Amid division, we must look to the God who unites

Witnessing to the Gospel is the simple but fundamental call for people of faith who live in trying times, Cardinal... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo.

New US bishops' leader to immigrants: We have your back

After the recent presidential election, the new president of the U.S. Bishops is adamant about standing with all vulnerable persons,... Read more


Controversy over voting doc shows divisions among US bishops

At their annual fall meeting in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops voted to issue a new introductory note and make limited... Read more

Married couples to Catholic Church: Give us clear, positive teaching on marriage

Alice Heinzen was with her dad and siblings on a ski trip when she froze on top of what looked... Read more

Bishops from across the United States take part in the USCCB's 2013 Fall General Assembly in Baltimore.

US bishops elect new secretary, discuss health care ethics guide

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops voted Tuesday on several committee leadership positions, also considering several liturgical proposals and moving... Read more

President Barack Obama delivers a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.

Still doesn't cut it, bishops say on latest mandate tweak

Despite another wave of changes to the Obama Administration’s HHS mandate, the U.S. bishops’ conference says that the regulation still... Read more

New USCCB social development director aims to fight poverty

The U.S. bishops have named Mark Rohlena, head of Catholic Charities of Central Colorado, to direct the Office of Domestic... Read more

USCCB 2012 Fall General Assembly.

Ten prelates nominated for US bishops' conference president

Ten bishops are nominees to become the next president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops at the group's general... Read more

Fr. Peter F. Ryan, S.J.

Jesuit priest appointed to lead US bishops' doctrinal office

Fr. Peter Ryan, a Jesuit priest known for his defense of Church teaching, is slated to step up in August... Read more