USCCB Updates

Pope Names Bishop Ochoa of El Paso, Texas to Fresno, California

Pope Benedict XVI has named 68-year-old Bishop Armando X. Ochoa of El Paso, Texas, as Bishop of Fresno, California. He succeeds Bishop John Steinbock, who died December 5, 2010.

Welcoming Christ in the Migrant: National Migration Week 2012 to Be Celebrated January 8-14 

National Migration Week will be observed in dioceses around the country January 8-14. This year’s theme, “Welcoming Christ in the Migrant,” and the artistic renderings in the week’s materials depict the disciples welcoming a stranger on the ro