Bishops

Thumbnail pope francis with the episcopal conference of albania in vatican city may 30 2017 credit losservatore romano 1 cna A new procedure for bishops' ad limina visits to Rome

Vatican City, Jun 12, 2017 / 04:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In order to foster collegiality, Pope Francis has added to the usual schedule of bishops'...

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Thumbnail pills arina p habich via shutterstock cna Australian bishops: Assisted suicide is the opposite of health care

Melbourne, Australia, Apr 25, 2017 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Proposals to legalize euthanasia in the Australian state of Victoria are based on...

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Vatican City, Sep 16, 2016 / 01:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Like the Good Samaritan in the parable, you have been called to show the mercy of God to...

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Thumbnail bishop jean marie benoit balla of bafia cameroon courtesy of the national catholic register cna Cameroon's bishops ask state action to protect clergy in wake of murder

Yaoundé, Cameroon, Jun 16, 2017 / 12:04 am (Church Pop).- After determining that one of their confreres was murdered two weeks ago, the bishops of...

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Thumbnail bishop elect brendan cahill of the diocese of victoria texas photo courtesy of the archdiocese of galveston houston cna Galveston-Houston's vicar for clergy tapped to lead Victoria diocese

The Vatican announced Thursday that Fr. Brendan Cahill, Vicar for Clergy in the archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, has been named bishop for the...

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Thumbnail a view of the facade of st peters basilica from the vaticans apostolic palace credit lauren cater cna In latest round of meetings, papal advisors cover court, bishop selection

Vatican City, Feb 15, 2017 / 08:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis and his Council of Cardinals met for the 18th time this week to continue...

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Thumbnail flags of china and vatican city credit freshstock shutterstock cna Is a Vatican-China agreement close? What could happen.

Vatican City, Feb 15, 2017 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Hopes are on the rise for an agreement between the Vatican and China on the appointment of...

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Thumbnail bishop elect fr edward c malesic credit catholic diocese of harrisburg pennsylvania New Greensburg bishop seeks to emulate Francis' focus on mercy

The Vatican announced Friday that Fr. Edward C. Malesic of Harrisburg, Penn. has been nominated to lead the Greensburg diocese, a role he wishes to...

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Thumbnail bishop james v johnston jr cna Pope Francis names new bishop for Kansas City-St. Joseph

The Vatican announced today that Bishop James V. Johnston, Jr of Springfield-Cape Girardeau has been selected as the new head of the Kansas...

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Thumbnail st peters square credit camille king cc by sa 20 cna 1 Pope Francis names new bishops for Spokane, Lexington dioceses

On Thursday the Vatican announced that Bishop Thomas Anthony Daly has been tapped to lead Spokane’s Catholic population, while Fr. John Stowe...

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Thumbnail pope francis celebrates mass for deceased cardinals and bishops  in st peters basilica nov 3 2015 credit daniel ibaez cna Pope: if you don't serve others, then what are you living for?

Though letting go of yourself and living for others can make you seem weak in the eyes of the world, Pope Francis said that this is the purpose of...

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Thumbnail pope francis leads the bishops of italy in a solemn profession of faith in st peter s basilica for their 65th general assembly may 23 2013 credit stephen drsicoll cna 4 cna Pope outlines congregation's focus in choosing bishops

In his address to the Congregation of Bishops Feb. 27, Pope Francis emphasized that the dicastery exists to ensure that bishop candidates are...

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Thumbnail opening mass for the synod of bishops on the family oct 8 2015 credit mazue catholicnewsorguk cna Pope taps new bishops for Davenport, San Diego dioceses

Vatican City, Apr 19, 2017 / 05:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday the Vatican announced the appointment of Msgr. Thomas Robert Zinkula as the new...

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Thumbnail girl sitting outside credit sergiodiaz53 shutterstock cna Role of women a priority for Irish bishops during Vatican talks

Vatican City, Jan 24, 2017 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Irish bishops are just finishing up their first ad limina visit to Rome in 10 years – a...

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Thumbnail us to mexico border credit joseph sohm via wwwshutterstockcom cna 1 8 16 The spirited response of Mexico's bishops to Trump's border wall

Mexico City, Mexico, Jan 27, 2017 / 05:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishops of Mexico on Thursday reacted to United States' president Donald Trump's...

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Thumbnail light saber cna size 'This is my light saber' – Tulsa's new bishop makes his own staff

Deep in the heart of Texas, a campus chaplain is busy making his final spiritual and practical preparations for becoming a bishop.However, unlike...

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Thumbnail opening mass for the synod of bishops on the family oct 8 2015 credit mazue catholicnewsorguk cna Two parish priests chosen as next auxiliary bishops of Baltimore

Vatican City, Dec 5, 2016 / 07:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Upon accepting the resignation of Bishop Denis Madden, Pope Francis has appointed two...

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Thumbnail pope francis with  members of the presidency of the bishops conference of venezuela in vatican city june 8 2017 credit losservatore romano cna Venezuela's bishops: President Maduro starves his people into submission

Vatican City, Jun 8, 2017 / 04:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After a last-minute meeting with Pope Francis Thursday to discuss the dire situation of...

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