USCCB Fall General Assembly 2019 - Latest News :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
USCCB Fall General Assembly 2019 - Latest News
Jan 10, 2020 - 07:43 am .- The final result of 130 votes in favor from diocesan and eparchial bishops was the minimum number of votes required to pass.
Nov 14, 2019 - 07:01 pm .- Bishop Alfonso Gerardo Miranda Guardiola, auxiliary bishop of Monterrey, has welcomed the election of Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles as president of the US bishops' conference, calling it an “eloquent sign” for migrants.
Nov 14, 2019 - 05:45 pm .- On Tuesday, 69 U.S. bishops voted against the inclusion of a paragraph in a letter they plan to soon publish. Within hours, a conservative social media figure said those bishops “are not Catholic,” and ignited an online firestorm. Here’s how that happened.
Nov 14, 2019 - 11:05 am .- Archbishop Vigneron was elected vice president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Tuesday after a third-ballot run-off.
Nov 13, 2019 - 11:48 am .- A national third-party reporting system for allegations of abuse, neglect, or misconduct against bishops could be activated by February 2020, the U.S. bishops’ conference said Wednesday.
Nov 12, 2019 - 07:01 pm .- During the second day of the USCCB Fall General Assembly in Baltimore, divisions among the bishops bubbled briefly to the surface, with bishops exchanging sharp interventions on the “preeminence’ of abortion as a social concern.
Nov 12, 2019 - 02:38 pm .- Bishop Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles and chairman of the US bishop' committee on evangelization, on Monday outlined five paths Church leaders should take to re-energize the religiously unaffiliated.
Nov 12, 2019 - 09:13 am .- The bishops of the US have elected a new president and vice president to lead the USCCB for the next three years. On Tuesday morning, the second day of their fall general session, the bishops elected Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles as president and Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit as vice president of the conference.
Nov 12, 2019 - 07:25 am .- Born in Mexico and ordained a priest in Spain, Gomez is the first Latino to lead the bishops’ conference. He is also the first immigrant to head the conference.
Nov 12, 2019 - 04:45 am .- New York bishops will be voting remotely from Rome Tuesday for the election of the next leaders of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Nov 11, 2019 - 03:28 pm .- Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas announced Monday at the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ fall meeting an initiative meant to help parishes assist pregnant women in need at the local level.
Nov 11, 2019 - 02:15 pm .- While the proposal fell 18 votes short of passage, Archbishop Schnurr said he expected the votes of absent bishops to be enough to approve the measure.
Nov 11, 2019 - 11:35 am .- Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, outgoing president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, highlighted Monday his experience leading the conference and detailing his personal growth over the last three years as his presidential term comes to an end.
Nov 11, 2019 - 10:03 am .- The Apostolic Nuncio to the United States told the nation’s bishops that their commitment to evangelization is the measure of their communion with Pope Francis.