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National moment of prayer in U.S. slated for Good Friday, April...

WASHINGTON -- Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has invited U.S. Catholics to join him...

USCCB’s ‘9 Days for Life’ prayer, action campaign slated for Jan....

WASHINGTON -- Catholics across the country are invited to take part in the 9 Days for Life is a novena for the protection of...

Bishop Robert Barron says social justice work one way to bring...

BALTIMORE -- Auxiliary Bishop Robert E. Barron of Los Angeles did not just bemoan the fact many young people are leaving the Catholic Church....

Cardinal O’Malley provides brief McCarrick update: ‘Long wait has resulted in...

BALTIMORE -- In a brief presentation Nov. 11 to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Boston's Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley told the bishops gathered...

The history and evolution of the U.S. bishops’ conference

Before the 20th century, the American Catholic Church had no institution to represent it in national or international affairs. The establishment of the National...

Q&A with Msgr. J. Brian Bransfield, general secretary of the USCCB

This interview has been edited for length and clarity. What is a bishops' conference and what role does it have? A bishops' conference is the assembly...

Trump administration plan to change how inflation is measured concerns advocates...

WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration is weighing a plan that uses a different definition of inflation to determine who lives in poverty and who...

Supreme Court to review DACA case in next term

WASHINGTON -- In its next term, the Supreme Court will examine if the Trump administration illegally tried to end a program that protects young...

U.S. bishops join Pope Francis reacting to photos of drowned migrant...

WASHINGTON -- U.S. bishops joined Pope Francis in expressing sadness after seeing photos of the lifeless bodies of a migrant father and his daughter...

Vatican, USCCB chronology shows church moving forward: Greg Erlandson

For many Catholics these days, bishops are like members of Congress. We may like ours but distrust the lot of them. To judge from...

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