Bishops

Politics & Society News
Catholic News ServiceNovember 21, 2017
"These threats to so many vulnerable immigrant and refugee families must end now."
Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago speaks Nov. 13 during the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 17, 2017
Cardinal Bernardin’s consistent ethic of life could be helpful as the church grapples with issues like migration, health care and even taxes, some bishops say.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., points to boxes of petitions supporting the Republican tax reform bill that is set for a vote later this week as he arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 15, 2017
“No tax reform proposal is acceptable that increases taxes for those living in poverty to help pay for benefits for wealthy citizens.”
Bishops listen to a speaker Nov. 13 during the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore (CNS photo/Bob Roller). 
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 14, 2017
Bishop Richard Malone told bishops that the plan would “encourage a broader reading of ‘Amoris Laetitia’ and seek to advance more conversation” around “strengthening marriage and family life.”
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinNovember 14, 2017
Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann beat Cardinal Blase Cupich, a proponent of the “consistent ethic of life” approach to pro-life issues.
Bishop George V. Murry of Youngstown, Ohio, chair of the U.S. bishops' Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, speaks on Nov. 13 during the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Politics & Society News
Though the Catholic Church has responded to racism for many years, some leaders and church institutions have at times been part of the problem.