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Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, said the death of Nelson Mandela marked the passing of an era and an icon, Dec. 6, the day after the South African and world leader died in his homeland.

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USCCB President Mourns Death of Nelson Mandela, Notes Passing of Icon, Era

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, said the death of Nelson Mandela marked the passing of an era and an icon, Dec. 6, the day after the South African and world leader died in his homeland.

USCCB President Archbishop Kurtz responds to ACLU’s Lawsuit

Church urges respectful, compassionate care for pregnant women and their children

USCCB President Archbishop Kurtz Applauds Pope’s Decision To Establish Commission for Protection of Minors

Every effort must be made to protect children

Catholic Home Missions Allocates $3.4 Million to Aid Dioceses in Recovery from Natural Disasters

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Subcommittee on Catholic Home Missions awarded nearly $3.4 million in grants to six dioceses and two archdioceses that have been severely impacted by natural disasters in the U.S. The grants wer …

Vatican Announces Worldwide Telecasts Information for Christmas, World Day of Peace Ceremonies; Live Streaming Also Available Through The Pope App

The Pontifical Council for Social Communications has released information for broadcasters regarding worldwide telecasts of the events presided over by Pope Francis on Christmas and New Year’s Day. All times are UTC/GMT (Coordinated Universal …