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Cardinal Dolan Launches 2016-17 Program with Respect Life Month Statement

WASHINGTON—In a statement to mark Respect Life Month, October 2016, Timothy Cardinal Dolan of New York called for all human life to be “cherished and protected.” Cardinal Dolan chairs the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops…

USCCB President: Amoris Laetitia, a Tremendous Gift for Church and Families in the U.S.

WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued a statement today about the ongoing, fruitful reception and implementation in the United States of Pope Francis’ Post-Synodal…

Pope Names Dallas Priest as Bishop of Lubbock, Texas; Accepts Resignation of Bishop Rodríguez

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has named Msgr. Robert Coerver as bishop of the Diocese of Lubbock, Texas, and accepted the resignation of Bishop Plácido Rodríguez. Msgr. Coerver serves as a priest in the Diocese of Dallas…