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U.S. bishops’ group to monitor needs of immigrants, refugees

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is establishing a working group charged with developing spiritual, pastoral and policy advocacy support for immigrants...

Rush to guidelines? U.S. bishops should have discussed pope’s marriage document...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Cardinal-designate Kevin J. Farrell believes the U.S. bishops as a whole should have discussed pastoral guidelines for implementing Pope...

Papal nuncio tells U.S. bishops to welcome, learn from and teach...

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the new apostolic nuncio to the United States, urged U.S. bishops Nov. 14 to pay close attention...

U.S. bishops’ fall assembly opens in Baltimore Monday

WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops will discuss ways to promote peace in U.S. communities torn apart by violence, vote on ways to implement priority...

Bishops urge U.S. Catholics to weigh issues carefully as they enter...

WASHINGTON — In the weeks leading up the hotly contested Nov. 8 election, many Catholic bishops have written columns, issued statements or preached homilies...

Baltimore Mass June 21 to open U.S. bishops’ Fortnight for Freedom

WASHINGTON — "Witnesses to Freedom" is the theme of the U.S. bishops’ fifth annual Fortnight for Freedom, which opens June 21, the vigil of...

Manila cardinal will be spiritual director at U.S. bishops’ spring retreat

MANILA, Philippines — Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila will serve as the spiritual director of this year’s special spring assembly of the U.S....

United States’ refugee screening process is thorough, safe, says church official

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The extensive vetting process that all refugees undergo before arriving in the United States “screens out any possible threat of...

U.S. bishops condemn porn in “Create in Me a Clean Heart:...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops approved a statement on pornography on the second day of their Nov. 16-19 fall general meeting in...

Bishops approve budgets, fail to OK diocesan assessment increase

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — The U.S. bishops approved a $24.2 million budget for the work of their national conference in 2016, but their vote...

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