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The associate general secretary of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has authored a book, “Meeting Jesus Christ: Meditations on the Word,” a book on prayer and a series of meditations on the Gospels…

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National Migration Week 2014 to be Celebrated January 5-11

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Pope Names Boston Auxiliary Bishop Robert Deeley as Bishop of Portland, Maine

Pope Francis has named Boston Auxiliary Bishop Robert Deeley, 67, as bishop of Portland, Maine. He succeeds Bishop Richard J. Malone, who became bishop of Buffalo, May 29, 2012.

Pope Names Green Bay, Wisconsin Priest Bishop of Marquette, Michigan

Pope Francis has named Father John Doerfler, 49, a priest of the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin, and vicar general of the diocese, as bishop of Marquette, Michigan. He succeeds Archbishop Alexander Sample, who became archbishop of Portland …

Meeting Jesus Christ’ is Focus of Book by USCCB Associate General Secretary

The associate general secretary of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has authored a book, “Meeting Jesus Christ: Meditations on the Word,” a book on prayer and a series of meditations on the Gospels.

U.S. Bishops’ Domestic Justice Committee Chair Urges Congress to use Limited Sequestration Relief to Protect Poor and Vulnerable People

The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development commends Congressman Paul Ryan and Senator Patty Murray for embracing civil dialogue and setting aside partisanship in crafting a…

Bishop Barres of Allentown, Pennsylvania Named Bishops’ Liaison to Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States, Succeeds Cardinal George

Bishop John O. Barres of Allentown, Pennsylvania, has been appointed episcopal liaison to the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States. He succeeds Cardinal Francis E. George, OMI, of Chicago, who has served as liaison between the …

Florida Priest Named Head of USCCB Divine Worship Secretariat

Father Michael J. Flynn, 57, a priest of the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida, and associate professor of theology at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, has been named executive director of the Secretariat for Divine Worship of…