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Bishops end border visit calling for urgent reunification of children

In less than 48 hours, a group of Catholic bishops saw the faces of triumph and relief from migrants who had been recently released by immigration authorities, but ended their two-day journey to … more

Near immigration’s ground zero, bishops begin border trip with Mass

The bishops of the Catholic Church in the United States have for weeks expressed outrage and condemned the government’s recent practice of separating children from a parent or a family … more

Bishops approve charter changes to widen protection of young people

Changes in language to clarify several sections of the “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” were approved during the spring general assembly of the U.S. … more

Bishops accept revised guidelines for health care partnerships

The process for considering key moral questions are more thoroughly examined in revised guidelines governing Catholic and non-Catholic health care partnerships adopted by the U.S. … more

Bishops OK directives, abuse charter revisions at spring meeting

New medical directives governing health care partnerships and revisions to the charter on the protection of young people were approved during the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ spring … more

Bishops’ pastoral letter on racism on track for November vote

A planned pastoral letter addressing racism is on schedule for a November vote by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Bishop Sheldon J. Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, chairman of the … more

Challenges to religious freedom continue, archbishop tells USCCB

Challenges to religious freedom continue to emerge and the U.S. Catholic Church will remain steadfast in addressing them to serve the common good, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, … more

Two-year process to revise bishops’ protection charter nears completion

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on the Protection of Children and Young People said a two-year project to revise the charter that guides the U.S. Church in protecting minors … more

Cardinal Dolan hopes Supreme Court will uphold free speech

The chairman of the U.S. Catholic bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities said March 20 that he prayed the Supreme Court would “do the right thing and uphold our fundamental … more

Bishops urge federal protections for supporters of traditional marriage

The chairmen of two U.S. bishops’ committees March 14 called the First Amendment Defense Act “a modest and important measure” because it protects those who believe marriage is … more
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