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by Christine Rousselle Baltimore, Md., Nov 17, 2021 / 07:40 am His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, Chairman of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States, spoke of a “dialogue of love” between the two faiths and the potential for increased unity in a historic address to the Fall …

by Christine Rousselle Baltimore, Md., Nov 16, 2021 / 15:53 pm The bishops of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops elected Father Michael J.K. Fuller as their new general secretary on Tuesday, Nov. 16.. The election was held on the second day of the Fall General Assembly of the …

Bishops at the USCCB General Assembly in Baltimore, June 2019. Credit: Kate Veik/CNA
by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 13, 2021 / 00:00 am When the U.S. Catholic bishops gather in Baltimore Nov. 15-18 for their annual fall meeting, it will be their first in-person assembly since November 2019. Much of the focus will be on a controversial document on Eucharistic coherence, …

by Christine Rousselle San Diego, Calif., Nov 8, 2021 / 14:47 pm Catholic schools in the Diocese of San Diego will accept “any” personal belief exemption for the coronavirus vaccine once California’s mandate for schoolchildren goes into effect. “In implementing any legal mandate for Covid vaccinations that includes a personal …

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 2, 2021 / 17:25 pm A draft text of the U.S. bishops’ forthcoming document on Eucharistic coherence does not make explicit mention of denying the sacrament from certain high-profile Catholics and instead focuses on the importance of teaching the Real Presence of the …

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2021 / 12:18 pm The theme for the upcoming March for Life will be “Equality Begins in the Womb,” event organizers announced at a press conference on Oct. 27. “The pro-life movement recognizes the immense responsibility this nation bears to restore equal rights …

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Oct 25, 2021 / 15:02 pm Spending bills introduced last week in the U.S. Senate would force employers and insurers to cover and pay for abortion, and do not include longtime protections for conscience rights, the U.S. bishops’ conference warned on Friday. “The bills released …

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Oct 20, 2021 / 15:00 pm The former Washington State University football coach, a Catholic, intends to sue the school after he was refused a religious exemption to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate and was subsequently fired for not getting vaccinated. Nick Rolovich had previously …

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Oct 14, 2021 / 10:05 am House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent meeting with Pope Francis does not signal a papal endorsement of her views on abortion, the archbishop of San Francisco said in a television interview on Oct. 13. Pope Francis met with Pelosi at …

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Oct 7, 2021 / 16:04 pm The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has announced the slate of candidates for five committee chair positions to be filled this fall, as well as candidates for the position of treasurer-elect. The bishops will elect new committee chairs at …