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Catholic Campaign For Human Development Ends All Funding To ACORN

USCCB News Release 08-175 November 13, 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Catholic Campaign for Human Development Ends All Funding to ACORN   BALTIMORE—Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), the national anti-poverty program of the United States Conference of Catholic

Cardinal George Voices Hope For Obama Administration, Points To Possible Obstacles To Our Desired Unity

CARDINAL GEORGE VOICES HOPE FOR OBAMA ADMINISTRATION, POINTS TO POSSIBLE OBSTACLES TO OUR DESIRED UNITY   BALTIMORE—Cardinal Francis George of Chicago, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), voiced hope for the Obama Administration but pointed to

Bishops Approve Blessing for Child in the Womb

USCCB News Release 08-171 November 11, 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Bishops Approve Blessing for Child in the Womb   BALTIMORE—The U.S. bishops approved the Order for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb for use in the dioceses of the United States with a 223-1 vote November

Bishops Approve Icel Gray Book Translation of the Proper of Seasons and Revised Grail Psalter

BISHOPS APPROVE ICEL GRAY BOOK TRANSLATION OF THE PROPER OF SEASONS AND REVISED GRAIL PSALTER   BALTIMORE—The U.S. bishops approved the ICEL Gray Book Translation of the Proper of Seasons November 11, at their General Assembly in Baltimore, in a 189-30 vote. The bishops also approved

Bishops Vote on USCCB Secretary-Elect, Chairs of Five Committees

DATE: November 11, 2008   BISHOPS VOTE ON USCCB SECRETARY-ELECT, CHAIRS OF FIVE COMMITTEES     BALTIMORE—The U.S. bishops voted on the secretary-elect of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and chairs-elect of five committees November 11, at

Bishops Congratulate Barack Obama On Historic Election; Urge Him To Defend The Weak, Heal Divisions

USCCB News Release 08-163 November 5, 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bishops Congratulate Barack Obama on Historic Election; Urge Him to Defend the Weak, Heal Divisions   WASHINGTON—The U.S. bishops congratulated President-elect Barack Obama, the first African-American elected

Bishops Congratulate Barack Obama On Historic Election; Urge Him To Defend The Weak, Heal Divisions (Spanish)

USCCB News Release 08-163Sp 5 de noviembre de 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Obispos Felicitan A Barak Obama Por Histórica Elección Y Le Instan A Defender A Los Débiles Y A Sanar Divisiones   WASHINGTON—Los obispos estadounidenses felicitaron al

Legal Protection for Unborn, Support for Mothers Both Needed

USCCB News Release 08-154 October 21, 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Legal Protection for Unborn, Support for Mothers Both Needed, Say Cardinal Rigali and Bishop Murphy   WASHINGTON—"Our faith requires us to oppose abortion on demand and to provide help to mothers

Bishops to Meet November 10-13 in Baltimore; Agenda Includes Address By Cardinal George; Election of USCCB Secretary, Committee Chairs-Elect; Approval of Liturgical Texts

BISHOPS TO MEET NOVEMBER 10-13 IN BALTIMORE; AGENDA INCLUDES ADDRESS BY CARDINAL GEORGE; ELECTION OF USCCB SECRETARY, COMMITTEE CHAIRS-ELECT; APPROVAL OF LITURGICAL TEXTS WASHINGTON—The annual Fall General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will be November 10-13,

Synod on Bible Web Site to Highlight Catholics and Scripture

WASHINGTON—A Web site of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will highlight Catholics and Scripture during the 2008 world Synod of Bishops in October. (www.usccb.org/synod). The Synod, titled “The Word of God in the Life and Mission of the Church,” will meet