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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

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 28, 2020 / 04:30 pm MT (CNA).- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has offered its support for a new school funding bill, as Catholic schools grapple with the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The School Choice Now Act would provide

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CNA Staff, Jul 27, 2020 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- Last weekend, a group of 300 Catholics, including 30 bishops and the apostolic nuncio to the United States, kicked off a new, yearlong initiative by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops aimed at improving relations with young people. The

CNA Staff, Jul 23, 2020 / 12:30 pm MT (CNA).- Leading U.S. bishops have released a joint statement on Wednesday, July 22, responding to the recent spate of vandalism against Catholic churches across the United States. “In the last few weeks, we have witnessed, among other things, one church rammed

CNA Staff, Jul 22, 2020 / 04:44 pm MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops on Wednesday decried President Donald Trump’s recent memo seeking to exclude undocumented persons counted in the census from being considered when determining the number of legislators each state will have in the House of Representatives. “We urge