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Germany 'Needs Reduction of Refugees,' Says Country's Catholic Leader

Germany has to reduce the influx of refugees, a previous supporter of the open door policy, chief German Catholic and chairman of the German Bishops' Conference, Cardinal Reinhard Marx said.

Meeting of Catholic Pope, Russian Patriarch ‘Significant Development’

The upcoming historic meeting between Pope Francis and head of the Russian Orthodox Church Kirill is a major step in the relationship of the two churches, US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) spokesperson Don Clemmer told Sputn...

Top Catholic Bishop: It’s Time to Stop Forcing Christians to Promote and Perform Abortions

The president of the U.S. Catholic Bishops Conference said pro-lifers should be unrelenting in their call for the government to expand conscience protections for people and groups that oppose abortion. The New Boston Post reports that...Show More Summary

Banning Muslims Rhetoric Stems From 'Hatred and Suspicion,' US Catholic Bishops Declare

Calls to ban Muslims from America stem from "hatred and suspicion," the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said.

Eleven Things that Caught My Eye Today (Dec. 7, 2015)

1. An ecumenical plea to John Kerry: Pope Francis has called ISIS’ crimes against Christians by their proper name: “genocide.” The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Christian leaders in the Middle East have done so as well. WeShow More Summary

Bishops Warn Catholic Voters Not To Support Pro-Equality Candidates, Label Same-Sex Marriage “Intrinsic Evil”

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

The United State Conference of Catholic Bishops is coming together this week to rewrite the Catholic Church's voters' guide, and they are using the opportunity to take a stand against LGBT people and same-sex marriage.

Bishops Urge Decarbonizing the World's Energy Systems, Really?

Catholic bishops from around the world issued an appeal last month to the upcoming UN climate conference in Paris for a "complete decarbonization by mid-century" of the world's energy systems.

Msgr. Jenkins filled with gratitude as he ends term as USCCB general secretary

BALTIMORE — Msgr. Ronny Jenkins, the outgoing general secretary of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, looked out at the 240 bishops gathered in Baltimore, a deep feeling of gratitude in his heart. His years with the conference, the last five as general secretary, were enriching and rewarding, he told the bishops Nov. 17 during their […]

US Bishops president vows to fight for religious liberty

Religious liberty was a recurrent theme at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Fall General Assembly.

American Catholic Bishops Vow to Welcome Refugees Despite Republicans' Warnings

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has vowed church outreach programs to refugees will continue operating despite politicians calling for America's borders to be closed off.

Canada’s bishops add voice to pro-life movement’s call for gvmt to use Charter clause to stop euthanasia

In a letter to new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops urges him to invoke the Charter's notwithstanding clause.

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops: Bring Us More Jihadis

And don't you dare cross the "red line" of criticizing a bishop.

Chicago archbishop to participate in Rome synod on family

Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich will be one of seven American Catholic bishops participating in the synod on the family in Rome in October, the Vatican announced Tuesday. While four delegates were elected by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cupich is one of three appointed by Pope Francis,...

10 who became saints for their work in the U.S.

When Junipero Serra is canonized on Sept. 23, he will become the 11th person declared a saint for their work in what became the modern United States, according to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. St. Frances Xavier Cabrini 1850-1917 The youngest daughter of a cherry farmer from a village...

Bishops Meddle in Health Care

The headline almost says it all: Catholic Bishops In Kenya Call For A Boycott Of Polio Vaccines. Catholic Bishops, or any religious officers, have no business meddling in public health care. NPR reports: “the country’s Conference ofShow More Summary

Robbing the Churches of Mexico

The conflict of interest inherent in the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' immigration encouragement is starting to reveal itself.

U.S. Conference Of Catholic Bishops Denounces Same-Sex Marriage Ruling As ‘Tragic Error’

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

America’s Catholic bishops called the Supreme Court’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide Friday a “tragic error” shortly after the news broke reports The Washington Times. Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, president of the U.S. Conference of… The post U.S. Conference Of Catholic Bishops Denounces Same-Sex Marriage Ruling As ‘Tragic Error’ appeared first on Towleroad.

Religious liberty is rallying cry after gay marriage ruling

First Amendment protections for worship and clergy are clear. Some groups, such as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, also want protections for individual business owners who consider it immoral to provide benefits for the same-sex...Show More Summary

How The Closure Of One Historic NYC Church Is Reviving The Spirit Of Catholic Activist Dorothy Day

8 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The late Dorothy Day, a champion of the poor and dispossessed, is being considered for canonization by the Catholic Church, with the strong endorsement of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop...Show More Summary

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