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By Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and named Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City, Utah, to succeed him. Archbishop Sheehan, who has headed the Santa Fe Archdiocese since1993, turned 75 last year,

March file photo of people demonstrating as Supreme Court hears arguments in cases on same-sex marriage
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a press release in the wake of the Supreme Court’s rulings on DOMA and Prop 8. The full release is included below. USCCB Press Release WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court decisions June 26 striking down part of the Defense of Marriage Act and

By CT Staff WASHINGTON—The  Obama administration today issued proposed rules for public comment regarding contraceptive coverage with no cost sharing under the health care law. The new rules would also adapt the administrations previous definition of what institutions could be defined as a religious employer. According to a release by

October 12, 2012 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued the following statement, October 12. Full text follows: