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CNA Staff, Sep 24, 2020 / 06:19 pm MT (CNA).- The chair of the US bishops’ migration committee emphasized the importance of immigrant workers in testimony submitted to a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship held Wednesday. Bishop Mario Dorsonville, an auxiliary bishop of Washington

CNA Staff, Sep 22, 2020 / 02:45 pm MT (CNA).- The Catholic bishops of the United States on Tuesday implored President Donald Trump to halt two federal executions set to take place this week. “We say to President Trump and Attorney General Barr: Enough. Stop these executions.” “After the first

by Kevin Jones Washington D.C., Sep 7, 2020 / 04:49 am MT (CNA).- At a time when labor unions are weak, Catholics still have a place in the labor movement, said a priest who emphasized the Church’s historic efforts to teach the rights of labor and train workers to organize.

CNA Staff, Sep 6, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- In 1948, Fred Naumann was the assistant manager of a St. Louis liquor store. One night, a week before Christmas, Naumann told an employee to help unload a delivery truck. When the employee refused, Naumann fired him. They argued, and

CNA Staff, Sep 3, 2020 / 10:00 am MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference is encouraging solidarity, charity and compassion for low-income and essential workers during the upcoming Labor Day festivities in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “This Labor Day is a somber one. The COVID-19 pandemic goes on,”

CNA Staff, Aug 27, 2020 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- The bishops of the United States are urging Catholics to pray and fast for an end to racism on Friday, following the unrest in Wisconsin this week. “On this Friday’s anniversary, in the midst of our country’s ongoing racial unrest,

WASHINGTON —Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), issued the following statement praying for the lives and safety of all those in the path of Hurricane Laura as it makes landfall in the Gulf Coast: “On behalf of my brother bishops

by JD Flynn Denver Newsroom, Aug 21, 2020 / 01:23 pm MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference has canceled its in-person November meeting in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Sources say that conference leadership is now considering whether to conduct an abbreviated virtual meeting in place of the canceled event.

July 13, 2020 August 6 and 9 mark the 75th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the first, and one hopes the last, times that atomic weapons are employed in war. Since Pope St. John Paul II’s visit to Japan in 1981, each year the Catholic Church in

CNA Staff, Jul 30, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops have urged Catholics to pray for the victims of human trafficking Thursday, as the United Nations again designated July 30 as World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. “Today we take a moment to pray for all victims