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by Shannon Mullen Baltimore, Md., Nov 17, 2021 / 10:55 am The U.S. Catholics bishops overwhelmingly voted to approve a new document on the Eucharist Wednesday that highlights the sacrament’s indispensable role in the life of the Church. The vote, coming during the annual fall assembly of the the United

Bishops at the USCCB General Assembly in Baltimore, June 2019. Credit: Kate Veik/CNA
by Christine Rousselle Baltimore, Md., Nov 16, 2021 / 15:28 pm Members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops elected six new chairmen-elect on Nov. 16 at their Fall General Assembly in Baltimore. The chairmen-elect will serve in the role for one year before assuming the position of “chairman”

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

by Alejandro Bermudez Denver Newsroom, Nov 16, 2021 / 13:50 pm In an unusual interview published by Vatican News ahead of the U.S. bishops’ vote this week on the document titled “The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church,” Cardinal Roger Mahoney, the retired Archbishop of Los

by Shannon Mullen Baltimore, Md., Nov 16, 2021 / 12:01 pm While the Catholic Church’s position in the world has altered, its evangelistic mission “does not change with the culture, or politics, or the spirit of the age,” Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles reminded his fellow bishops Nov.

By Shannon Mullen Baltimore, Md., Nov 15, 2021 / 17:24 pm When the call went out for men to march and pray for the unborn in Baltimore on Monday, Gabriel Vance and his extended family turned out in droves. A caravan of 20 of his family members made the seven-hour

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 Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Nov 18, 2020 / 03:07 am MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ new chairman-elect for Catholic education says he hopes to bring his experience as a Catholic school teacher and president, as well as pastor of two parishes, into his new position. In an increasingly secular

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 17, 2020 / 08:00 pm MT (CNA).- Bishops on Tuesday discussed pastoral strategies and the movement of the Holy Spirit during the coronavirus pandemic, noting the great desire for the sacraments on the part of many Catholics. Bishops lauded sacrifices made by priests