Catholic Diocese of Cleveland

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Local leaders plan to energize the flock

Leaders from across the Diocese of Cleveland met on July 24 to strategize how all local Catholics can commit to true missionary discipleship during this time of immense division and spiritual crisis throughout the country. Led by Christopher Knight, diocesan superintendent of schools, planning began on presenting to Catholics diocesan wide the how’s and the […]

Bishop Roger Gries tells new Hispanic lay ecclesial ministers they were ‘called by name’ for their ministry

Three dozen members of the Hispanic community are the newest lay ecclesial ministers in the Diocese of Cleveland. The new ministers are from La Sagrada Familia, Our Lady of Lourdes, St. Michael the Archangel and St. Mary, Painesville parishes. Their countries of origin are Puerto Rico, Mexico, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Peru. […]

USCCB Chairman Mourns for Migrants Involved in Texas Tragedy

WASHINGTON – July 24, 2017 – Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin, Texas, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Migration, has issued the following statement on San Antonio law enforcement’s identification of a tractor trailer containing 39 people, including ten individuals who died due to heat exposure and asphyxiation. Full […]

Health bill must protect poor, unborn and conscience rights, bishop says

WASHINGTON (CNS) – U.S. senators must reject any bill that would replace the Affordable Care Act unless such a measure “protects poor and vulnerable people, including immigrants, safeguards the unborn and supports conscience rights,” said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee. Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, chairman of the U.S. […]

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