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U.S. bishops’ audit on protection of children policies warns of complacency

Catholic News Service  WASHINGTON — The annual report on the implementation of the U.S. bishops’ “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” warns...

Washington Letter — Catholic vote not as monolithic as it was,...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Is there a Catholic vote? Well, yes. Kind of. Voting patterns show Catholics vote much like the rest of America, with minor...

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...

Pope speaks as a pastor in call to protect earth, U.S....

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Pope Francis speaks with a pastor’s voice and with deep respect for science in calling the world to address threats...

Bishops hear report on church’s efforts to defend marriage

Catholic News Service ST. LOUIS — As the institution of marriage faces unprecedented challenges, the Catholic Church continues to promote and defend marriage as being between...

U.S. bishops discuss upcoming papal letter on ecology, the pope’s visit...

Catholic News Service ST. LOUIS — The U.S. bishops gathered in St. Louis for their spring general assembly heard presentations on the pope’s upcoming encyclical...

USCCB plans fourth annual Fortnight for Freedom

WASHINGTON — Threats to religious freedom continue to emerge, making it more urgent for people of faith to take action to defend the full...

U.S. bishops OK liturgy items, endorse sainthood cause, hold elections

BALTIMORE — Though there were no actions on the U.S. bishops' agenda in Baltimore dealing with immigration, poverty and other public policy issues, the...

U.S. bishops urged not to ‘shy away’ from supporting traditional marriage

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — The U.S. bishops gathered in Baltimore for their annual fall general assembly were urged not to “shy away” from the...

Religious liberty ‘continues to be great concern,’ Archbishop Lori says

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — The ongoing work of the U.S. bishops to defend religious freedom will take a slightly different tone in upcoming years,...

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