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National V Encuentro inspires missionary disciples among Hispanic/Latino Catholics (English and Spanish Versions)

The national V Encuentro opened on Sept. 20 in Grapevine, Texas with 3,000 enthusiastic delegates ready to begin a new chapter in Hispanic/Latino ministry as missionary disciples. [Abrir aquí para la versión en español] A procession of delegates from each of the nation’s 14 regions entered the ballroom symbolizing the four-year journey made during the […]

National V Encuentro opens today in Grapevine, Texas

Bishop Perez is event chair; Cleveland Diocese sends 11 delegates An estimated 3,000 people – including a delegation from the Diocese of Cleveland — will converge Sept. 20-23 at the Gaylord Texan Resort Hotel & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas for the national V Encuentro. Cleveland Bishop Nelson Perez, chairman of the United States Conference […]

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Administrative Committee Statement on Sex Abuse Scandals; Committee Releases Actions to be Taken Within Its Authority

WASHINGTON–The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Administrative Committee has issued the following statement today in response to the recent sex abuse scandals. In the statement, the bishops say they pledge to “heal and protect with every bit of the strength God provides us.”   Turning to the Lord “When each of us was ordained […]

Bishop Vásquez, chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Migration releases statement on the setting of the U.S. refugee limit for the year 2019

WASHINGTON – The United States Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, announced yesterday that the Administration will set the Presidential Determination, the level of refugees allowed into the United States, at 30,000 refugees for 2019. This is the lowest number set in the history of the U.S. refugee admissions program which was formally created in 1980. […]

USCCB leaders meet with Pope Francis in Rome

Leadership of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops recently requested an audience with Pope Francis to discuss the moral crisis in the American Catholic Church. The pope met on Sept. 13 in Rome with Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, USCCB president; Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston, president of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection […]

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