US Bishops

Thumbnail world youth day in krakow poland july 2016 credit jeff bruno 6 cna An unprecedented Convocation of Catholic Leaders is happening this weekend

Orlando, Fla., Jul 2, 2017 / 02:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- It’s been nearly four years since Pope Francis released his apostolic exhortation,...

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Thumbnail archbishop joseph e kurtz of louisville file photo cna 2 cna us catholic news 11 11 13 Archbishop Kurtz: Want to strengthen families? Witness 'truths of the faith'

In responding to crises faced by modern families, the Church must work to restore hope and confidence that the call of the Gospel can be lived out,...

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Thumbnail jordan refugees credit catholic relief services cna As US hits refugee cap, bishops ask Trump administration to do more

Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With the United States government’s cap on refugees having been reached for the year,...

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Thumbnail bishop jorge rodriguez credit andrew wright denver catholic 2 cna At ordination, Denver's new bishop reminded to proclaim Christ

Denver, Colo., Nov 4, 2016 / 04:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The reality of evil and the tender mercy of Jesus Christ were on the mind of Denver’s new...

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Thumbnail bishop david choby of nashville Bishop Choby of Nashville remembered for his pastoral care

Nashville, Tenn., Jun 6, 2017 / 11:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop David Choby of Nashville died at age 70 Saturday night after complications arose...

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Thumbnail migrant credit john perivolaris via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 9 3 15 Bishop Conley: Mass deportations will not fix our immigration system

Lincoln, Neb., Feb 27, 2017 / 03:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Controversial immigration policies issued by United States President Donald Trump’s have...

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Thumbnail people take shelter in a parish church in the philippines after typhoon haiyan swept through the area credit caritas manila cna 11 11 13 Bishops laud Catholic Relief Services for Philippines aid

Catholic Relief Services' chairman has affirmed the international aid agency's strength and effective representation of the bishops' conference,...

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Thumbnail cute baby credit hussain isa alderazi via flickr march 29 2007 cc by nc 20 cna 3 12 15 Bishops push for religious freedom protections in adoption, foster care

With increasing pressure on adoption and foster care agencies to act against their religious beliefs, the U.S. bishops are pushing for legislation...

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Thumbnail refugee children from afghanistan credit jazzmany shutterstock cna Bishops reaffirm support for refugees as judges scrutinize Trump policy

Washington D.C., Feb 10, 2017 / 03:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops welcomed a federal appeals court ruling that affirmed a legal...

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Thumbnail cardinal timothy dolan credit archdiocese of boston via flickr cna Cardinal Dolan: Abortion undermines everyone's human rights

Washington D.C., Jan 26, 2017 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a culture where abortion is prevalent, no one’s rights are safe, Cardinal Timothy...

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Thumbnail bishop nelson and bishop bellisario cna Cleveland, Juneau dioceses receive new bishops

Vatican City, Jul 11, 2017 / 11:25 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis appointed Fr. Andrew Bellisario, C.M., as Bishop of Juneau, and...

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Thumbnail opening mass for the synod of bishops on the family oct 8 2015 credit mazue catholicnewsorguk cna Colombian-born bishop to head Raleigh diocese

Vatican City, Jul 5, 2017 / 07:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday the Vatican announced Pope Francis' appointment of Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama...

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Thumbnail laptop keyboard credit petr kratochvi cc0 10 cna 8 27 14 2 Confronting the porn epidemic: a major goal for the US bishops

In a historic statement outlining the challenges pornography poses to the family and individuals as well as the tools available within the Church...

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Thumbnail voting credit vox efx via flickr cc by 20 cna 11 19 15 Controversy over voting doc shows divisions among US bishops

At their annual fall meeting in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops voted to issue a new introductory note and make limited revisions to their quadrennial...

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Thumbnail doctor credit darko stojanovic via pixabay cco public domain cna 5 29 15 Doctors who object to abortion need more legal protections, bishops say

Washington D.C., Feb 13, 2017 / 06:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Objectors to abortion need stronger conscience protections in federal law, the U.S....

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Thumbnail syrian refugee credit thomas koch via wwwshutterstockcom cna Don't lose your humanity in refugee debate, US bishops say

Washington D.C., Mar 22, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The intense debate over U.S. refugee and migrant policy is a chance to meet newcomers...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 567343387 Don't move US embassy to Jerusalem, bishops ask Secretary of State

Washington D.C., Feb 7, 2017 / 06:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Israeli-Palestinian conflict requires wise U.S. engagement to build a better future...

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Thumbnail syrian refugee child credit vlada93 shutterstock cna Don't shut US doors to refugees, bishops plead

Washington D.C., Mar 6, 2017 / 03:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With people fleeing humanitarian crises around the world, President Donald Trump’s new...

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