The recently formed Institute on the Catechism will carry out the U.S. bishops’ vision of the importance of “connecting evangelization and catechesis.”
Indianapolis priest named director of USCCB’s Institute on the Catechism
Archbishop Broglio visits Ukraine, meets with military chaplains
The archbishop’s meeting with the chaplains at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Resurrection took place the day after he participated in funeral services in Lviv for three Ukrainian soldiers killed in battle.
Archbishops Broglio, Lori elected USCCB’s next president, vice president
The two top officers began their terms at the conclusion of the bishops’ fall assembly Nov. 17.
Welcoming court’s decision, leaders say it’s time to build pro-life culture
Two leaders of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops hailed the Supreme Court’s June 24 decision to overturn the court’s 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide and said it is time for “healing wounds and repairing social divisions” with those who take opposing views on abortion.
Vatican, Italian media cover U.S. bishops’ debate on Eucharist document
While the U.S. bishops authorized the drafting of a teaching document on the Eucharist and insisted its planned section on “eucharistic consistency” was not aimed at denying Communion to any specific group of people.
Catholic groups ask bishops for ‘pastoral, moral’ leadership on immigration
A group of at least 162 organizations are asking bishops’ conferences in the U.S., Central America and Mexico to “hear the cries of our brothers and sisters on the move and respond with bold leadership.”
With children’s prayers nearby, bishops try to tackle immigration
Along with Vatican representatives, they were attending an emergency session June 1 and 2 on the U.S. church’s response to immigration as well as seeking greater collaboration with bishops from countries where some migrants are coming from
USCCB president explains how planned discussion on Eucharist was set
After receiving an unprecedented letter from 67 bishops appealing for a delay in a discussion during the bishops’ upcoming spring general assembly on whether to prepare a teaching document on the reception of Communion, the USCCB’s president explained in a memo the procedure followed in bringing the question to a vote during the June 16-18 virtual meeting.