The U.S.C.C.B. released a report on the concerns and hopes of those who joined listening sessions or events during the diocesan phase of the Synod on Synodality.
During a Mass for peace, Archbishop John C. Wester of Santa Fe decried the killings of four Muslim men in New Mexico since last November.
Report identifies abuses of Native American children in U.S. boarding schools, some run by Catholics
About 50 percent of the schools received support or involvement from religious institutions or organizations, according to the report.
In a new pastoral letter, Archbishop Wester of Santa Fe, New Mexico, urges the world to join “a renewed commitment to the cause of peace” with the goal of eliminating all global nuclear weapons.
“We all need God to help us to make sense of our lives, so when we try to live without God, we can become confused,” Archbishop Gomez explained.
The rising nationwide spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus is leading church leaders to strongly encourage—or even require—Massgoers to use facial coverings while attending indoor Masses.
U.S. Bishops overwhelmingly vote to draft a document on the Eucharist after lengthy debate about politicization
The U.S. bishops approved by a wide margin a plan to draft a document to examine the "meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the church" following a lengthy debate.
Archbishop Gomez responds to unprecedented letter from 67 bishops asking for a delay on abortion and Communion document
The back-and-forth messages follow an increasingly public debate among the bishops about Catholic politicians who support keeping abortion legal and whether they should be denied access to the Eucharist.
Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, expressed hope the incoming administration "will work with the church and others of goodwill."