USCCB Updates

U.S. Bishops To Attend Papal Visit In Mexico, Cuba; Website Created

Cuban-American Bishop Octavio Cisneros, an auxiliary bishop of Brooklyn, New York, will represent the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in Mexico during the visit of Pope Benedict XVI. Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, USCCB pre

Vatican Theology Panel Report Available In Origins

“Theology Today: Principles, Perspectives and Criteria,” a report of the International Theological Commission, is available in the March 15 issue of Origins, the Catholic News Service (CNS) documentary service.

U.S. Bishops To Attend Papal Visit In Mexico, Cuba; Website Created

Cuban-American Bishop Octavio Cisneros, an auxiliary bishop of Brooklyn, New York, will represent the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in Mexico during the visit of Pope Benedict XVI. Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, USCCB pre

Vatican Theology Panel Report Available In Origins

“Theology Today: Principles, Perspectives and Criteria,” a report of the International Theological Commission, is available in the March 15 issue of Origins, the Catholic News Service (CNS) documentary service.

Pope Names Portland Archdiocese Priest Bishop Of Baker, Oregon

Pope Benedict XVI has named 64-year-old Father Liam Stephen Cary, pastor of St. Mary Church in Eugene, Oregon, as bishop of the Diocese of Baker, Oregon.

Bishops: Federal Budget Should Affirm Human Life And Dignity, Put The Needy First, Reflect Shared Responsibility To Promote The Common Good

Congress should base decisions on the federal budget on whether they protect or threaten human life and dignity, whether they put the needs of the hungry, the homeless and the unemployed first, and whether they reflect the shared responsibility of

Catholic Leaders To Congress: Farm Bill Chance To Help Hungry, Family Farms, Rural Communities

The 2012 Farm Bill is “an opportunity to address our nation’s broken and outdated agricultural policies” said leaders of four national Catholic organizations, including the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in a March 6 letter to