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Catholic dioceses contribute more than $58.7 million to recovery efforts in the wake of 2017 hurricanes and Mexico earthquakes

WASHINGTON – In response to the destruction caused by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and earthquakes in Mexico, Catholics across the United States have contributed nearly $59 million to relief and recovery efforts. Initiated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), special collections and funds were launched last year to support humanitarian relief […]

Bishop Perez joins USCCB Committee on Migration Chairman Bishop Joe Vásquez, of Austin Texas in Endorsing the USA Act, Calling for an Immediate Legislative Solution for Dreamers

Catholic Diocese of Cleveland Bishop Nelson Perez today added his voice to that of  the chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Migration, Bishop Joe Vásquez, of Austin Texas, in support for H.R. 4796, the “Uniting and Securing America” (USA) Act of 2018 as it is currently written. The USA Act is a bipartisan bill that […]

Ordination Class of 2018: CARA Report Gives Reasons for Hope and Areas for Growth

WASHINGTON—According to the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate’s (CARA) annual survey, in the Ordination Class of 2018, almost all responding ordinands reported being baptized Catholic as an infant (90 percent). Among those who became Catholic later in life, the average age of conversion was 26. Four in five responding ordinands (83 percent) report […]

U.S. Bishops chairmen grateful for Pre-Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Chairmen for the Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations and the Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth have expressed gratitude for the openness and honesty of the young adults who participated as delegates to the Pre-Synodal Meeting in anticipation of this October’s Ordinary Synod […]

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