Bishops

The Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Ind., from June 2001: William Emmett LeCroy, 50, on Tuesday would be the sixth federal inmate executed by lethal injection here this year. (CNS photo/Andy Clark, Reuters)
Kevin Clarke September 22, 2020
U.S. bishops call the application of capital punishment “completely unnecessary and unacceptable.”
James T. Keane September 03, 2020
Should Catholic priests or members of religious orders be endorsing political candidates? If it is allowed, is it prudent?
Bishops from the dioceses of Beaumont, Texas, and Lake Charles, Louisiana, found themselves assessing damages and checking in with others hours after destructive Hurricane Laura had passed.
Gottfried Bohl August 24, 2020
The German Catholic news agency KNA notes the president of the bishops’ conference has so far been virtually the only bishop not to comment publicly on the document.
Cardinal Dolan will offer the prayer as the convention opens, the same day President Trump and Vice President Pence will be nominated as the GOP’s candidates for a second term.
Thomas J. Reese August 04, 2020
Thomas J. Reese looks at over 160 press releases to analyze the posture of the U.S. bishops toward the Trump administration.