Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio: "Catholics in the Navy and everywhere in this country rejoice in the decision by the U.S. Navy to reconsider closing the thriving Catholic programs at naval stations in California."
Archishop Paul S. Coakley, chairman of the USCCB's Committee on Domestic Justice and Development, is urging the Congress and the White House to come to an agreement on a COVID relief program.
Catholic leaders in Minsk protested after law enforcement agencies blocked the entry of Sts. Simon and Helena Church and later arrested protesters who had fled inside to avoid police.
Catholic bishops are urging governments all over the world to prioritize coronavirus vaccines that are ethically developed and are also telling Catholics that not getting vaccinated is a "serious moral problem."
The prize, which is $2.5 million in unrestricted funds, also "strengthens our resolve to create a community of kinship and healing in Los Angeles," Father Greg Boyle said in a statement. "All of us at Homeboy Industries are profoundly humbled by the Hilton Foundation's recognition."
“This legislation protects unborn children from the brutality of being torn apart limb by limb, and we look forward to Gov. Pete Ricketts signing it,” said Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life.
The Shrine of Our Lady of Knock in County Mayo, Ireland will be closed on the day of the August 15 feast due to concerns over the pandemic.
Bishops write urgent letter to Pelosi and McConnell: Don’t forget Catholic schools in coronavirus aid
The latest letter is the most recent attempt by church leaders to convince Congress to support families who choose to send their children to nonpublic schools.