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U.S. bishops say Pope Francis has ‘added new life’ to the...

WASHINGTON — In his first year as the 265th successor of Peter, Pope Francis “has brought to light new dimensions of the Petrine ministry...

U.S. bishop visits Gaza, calls residents’ situation ‘intolerable’

Catholic News Service JERUSALEM — A U.S. bishop who traveled into the Gaza Strip called the situation there “intolerable” and said it must be “addressed...

U.S. bishops’ president asks Obama for exemption from fines over ACA...

WASHINGTON — The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops asked President Barack Obama to exempt religious institutions from fines related to health...

U.S. bishops urge Catholics to fast for religious liberty – ...

The first version of this story from Catholic News Service incorrectly reported that the U.S. bishops set March 30 as a day of prayer...

Bishops: ‘Moral measure’ of U.S. budget is its help for poor,...

WASHINGTON — Congress should base all federal budget decisions on how they provide for those in need, whether they protect or threaten human life...

Permissive sexual attitudes weaken society, pope tells U.S. bishops

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Permissive attitudes toward sex, cohabitation before marriage and acceptance of same-sex marriage can damage individuals and are harmful for...

Pope defends efforts to deal with sex abuse with transparency

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — In a speech to U.S. bishops, Pope Benedict XVI defended the church's “honest efforts” to confront the priestly sex...

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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