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Florida priest, former Vietnamese refugee, named a bishop for Orange, Calif.

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has appointed Father Thanh Thai Nguyen, a priest of the Diocese of St. Augustine, Fla., to be an auxiliary bishop...

Sister Teresa Maya, new LCWR president, brings bicultural view

ORLANDO, Fla. — A familiar Spanish saying defines the experience and worldview of Sister Teresa Maya, a Sister of Charity of the Incarnate Word:...

Pope names two auxiliaries for Detroit, one for Orange

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis named three new auxiliary bishops, two for Detroit and one for Orange, Calif. The appointments were announced Nov. 23 by...

Analysis: Bishops want U.S. budget to protect poor, raise adequate revenue

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The budget debates are just starting on Capitol Hill and in a highly polarized political climate that means they'll be...

Bishop: Church has long sought ‘decent health care for all’

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee said that “long before the current battles” over health care reform and the federal contraception...

Bishop urges Congress to help jobless and their families

WASHINGTON -- With the median length of unemployment reaching 10 months and more than four job seekers for every opening, Congress must find ways...

Calif. bishop calls for good stewardship of God’s air

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The gift of clean air provided by God to humanity deserves to be protected through strong environmental stewardship by making changes...

Bishops urge Senators to uphold Defense of Marriage Act

WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops have urged the Senate Judiciary Committee not to repeal the federal Defense of Marriage Act, known as DOMA, calling...

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