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U.S. bishops will gather for a Mass of prayer and penance for healing of survivors of clergy sex abuse; Mass will mark opening of June plenary assembly

WASHINGTON – As they begin the Spring General Assembly, Bishops from across the U.S. will gather at Ss. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Indianapolis for a Mass of Prayer and Penance for survivors of sexual abuse within the Church. The Mass is being held in response to a call from Pope Francis for all episcopal […]

USCCB Committee on Migration chair thankful for administration’s decision to extend temporary protection for Haitians; urges continued engagement on humanitarian assistance

WASHINGTON – The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Migration, Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin, Texas, offered his appreciation to Secretary John Kelly of the Department of Homeland Security for his decision to extend Temporary Protective Status for Haitians in the United States for six months but urged continued […]

U.S. Bishops send letter in advance of President Trump’s proposed budget emphasizing the need for spending priorities promoting the common good

WASHINGTON – Six Chairmen of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops have released a letter in advance of the anticipated unveiling of President Donald J. Trump’s full budget plan tomorrow. That proposed budget is expected to call for a sharp increase in military spending while making significant cuts across much of the rest of government, […]

Church leaders view religious freedom order as positive step

WASHINGTON (CNS) – Many religious leaders viewed President Donald Trump’s executive order on religious freedom, which he signed in a White House Rose Garden ceremony May 4, as a step in the right direction. In a ceremony for the National Day of Prayer prior to signing the executive order, Trump told the assembled religious leaders: […]

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