Tuesday, November 17, 2020037The first day of the virtual fall assembly of the U.S. Catholic bishops, Nov. 16, included discussion about the Vatican report on Theodore McCarrick, the ongoing pandemic and the church's response to racism.
Thursday, October 1, 20200214 The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has called for a "moment of prayer" to unite Catholics across the country at a time when there is "much unrest and uncertainty" in the United States, said a Sept. 30 USCCB news release.
Monday, September 21, 2020041 The National Black Sisters' Conference issued a "clarion warning" to U.S. Catholics saying church members and leaders have not done enough to speak out against the sin of racism.
Tuesday, September 8, 2020027 A leader with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has urged Congress and the White House Sept. 8 to reach a deal on the next COVID-19 relief package that meets the urgent needs of the nation.
Friday, August 7, 2020092The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chairman of its Committee on International Justice and Peace expressed solidarity with Lebanon and joined Pope Francis in his call for prayers for the nation following the deadly Aug. 4 explosion in Beirut.
Thursday, July 23, 2020029Democratic leaders and immigrant advocates are criticizing President Donald Trump's July 21 memorandum to prevent immigrants without legal documentation from being counted in the 2020 census for the redrawing of congressional districts.
Tuesday, June 30, 20200321Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez has asked Catholics to join in praying to St. Junipero Serra on his feast day, July 1, for “an end to racial prejudice and a new awareness of what it means that all men and women are created equal as children of God.”
Thursday, June 18, 2020033
By Carol Zimmermann
Catholic News Service
WASHINGTON -- In one of the most anticipated cases of the term, the Supreme Court June 18 ruled against efforts by the Trump administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.
In a 5-4 decision, the court said the Trump administration's actions...