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A message from Bishop Perez at the close of the 2018 USCCB Fall General Assembly

As the annual Fall General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops draws to a close, I would like to share with you my thoughts and observations on the bishops’ meeting this week. While I was initially disappointed with the Holy See’s request that we hold off on actual votes concerning our proposed […]

Bishop Perez affirms USCCB position on racism

A statement from Bishop Perez on the pastoral letter on racism, ‘Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love,’ approved today by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops   One of the joys of being a priest or bishop is that of celebrating the great feast of the Eucharist with God’s faithful. On […]

Lake Catholic preps for third year to make an impact with #weGiveCatholic

In 2016, Lake Catholic High School in Mentor took a new approach to reaching annual fundraising goals when it decided to participate in #weGiveCatholic, a one-day, online fundraiser on #Giving Tuesday. is an online crowdfunding platform provided by the Catholic Community Foundation at the Diocese of Cleveland. It offers a targeted, philanthropic approach to […]

Bishops dedicate themselves to prayer and fasting before their general assembly

The U.S. bishops are joining together in a commitment of prayer and reparation leading up to the bishops’ general assembly, where we will be making critical decisions in response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis. With my brother bishops across the nation, I will be dedicating myself to seven days of intensified prayer and fasting, […]

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