USCCB Updates

Archbishop Wenski, Bishop Pates Ask Congress to Remember Values of Human Life and Dignity in Trade Deals

As Congress has the opportunity to consider and ratify the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement…

Bishops’ Conferences Say Hope is Essential for Peace in the Holy Land

Bishops from Europe, South Africa and North America, gathered in the Holy Land for an annual meeting, said…

Archbishop Wenski, Bishop Pates Ask Congress to Remember Values of Human Life and Dignity in Trade Deals

As Congress has the opportunity to consider and ratify the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement in the year ahead, it should remember principles that defend human life and dignity, said the bishops who chair the

Bishops’ Conferences Say Hope is Essential for Peace in the Holy Land

Bishops from Europe, South Africa and North America, gathered in the Holy Land for an annual meeting, said that hope is needed to bring lasting peace to the Holy Land, January 15. Eleven countries made up the

Catholic Schools Week to be Observed in Dioceses Across the Country, January 26-February 1

National Catholic Schools Week 2014 will be observed in dioceses around the country January 26 – February 1. This year’s theme, “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service,” focuses on the

Cardinal O’Malley Encourages Catholics to Participate in Nine Days of Prayer, Penance and Pilgrimage Surrounding Roe v. Wade Anniversary

Catholics can observe the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion in the United States by participating in nine days of prayer, penance and pilgrimage by attending local events

Pope Names Texas Priest as Bishop of Pueblo, Colorado

Pope Francis has named Msgr. Stephen Berg, 62, a priest of the Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas, and diocesan administrator of that diocese, as bishop of Pueblo, Colorado. He succeeds Bishop Fernando Isern, who

USCCB Chairman of Committee on Migration Calls for Senate Action on Syria

Bishop Elizondo Urges Senate to Seek End to Violence in Syria

Pope Names Chaldean Leader Most Reverend Bawai Soro to Titular See of Foraziana

Pope Francis has named Most Reverend Bawai Soro to the titular see of Foraziana. He will continue to reside at the Chaldean Eparchy…