CNA/EWTN News The reception of Communion by those with Celiac Disease, avoiding cooperation with evil in health care partnerships, and a possible English translation of an exorcism ritual book are among the topics to be discussed by the U.S. bishops at their fall meeting next week. The U.S. Conference of
By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Liturgical matters will take center stage on the agenda of action items at the fall general meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, to be held Nov. 10-13 in Baltimore. There will be five liturgical items up for consideration. All are
By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Oct. 8 urged the federal government “to reconsider” its new rules to allow religious institutions — and potentially some for-profit companies — to opt out of the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act. On Aug. 22, the
CNA/EWTN News WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. bishops have asked Catholics to take part in a worldwide day of prayer on Sept. 28 for the upcoming Synod of Bishops on the Family. “The Extraordinary Synod on the Family is an important moment for the Church and for families,” Archbishop Joseph
By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — More than a dozen religious bodies, including the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, argued in a joint letter to the Federal Communications Commission that the Internet must remain available to all without “fast lanes” and other devices meant to speed up traffic
Staff Report A contest currently offered by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops gives any parish the chance to win 250 “pocket gospels.” To sign up, click HERE and nominate your parish.
The following letter was released by the Most Reverend Dennis M. Schnurr, Archbishop of Cincinnati, on July 28, 2014. My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
USCCB Report The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today in favor of Hobby Lobby Stores and Conestoga Wood Specialties means “justice has prevailed,” said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Ad
By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. bishops gathered in New Orleans for their spring general assembly June 11-13, were urged to promote and support Catholic families. Among the bishops in attendance were the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr and Auxiliary Bishop Joseph R.
By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Responding to concerns about Catholic involvement with Girl Scouts, a U.S. bishops’ committee released key points from its dialogue with Girl Scout leaders outlining major concerns of church leaders and the national organization’s responses.