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For Catholic Church, Easter Brings Joy of New Brothers and Sisters in the Risen Lord

USCCB News Release 09-071 March 31, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thousands join Catholic Church at Easter liturgies Numbers show vitality and growth of the Church in traditionally non-Catholic areas For Catholic Church, Easter Brings Joy of New Brothers and Sisters in the Risen Lord

For Catholic Church, Easter Brings Joy of New Brothers and Sisters in the Risen Lord (Spanish)

USCCB News Release 09-071Sp 31 de marzo, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Para La Iglesia Católica, La Pascua Trae El Gozo De Nuevos Hermanos Y Hermanas En Cristo Resucitado WASHINGTON—Se espera que unas 150.000 personas, entre conversos y católicos alejados

Reiki Therapy Unscientific, 'Inappropriate for Catholic Institutions,' Say Bishops' Guidelines

USCCB News Release 09-067 March 26, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reiki lacks scientific credibility Catholics trusting Reiki operate in superstitious no man's land Reiki inappropriate for Catholic health care institutions, retreat centers, chaplains Reiki Therapy Unscientific,

EXECUTIVE ORDER ON EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS ‘A SAD VICTORY OF POLITICS OVER SCIENCE AND ETHICS,’ SAYS CARDINAL RIGALI

EXECUTIVE ORDER ON EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS ‘A SAD VICTORY OF POLITICS OVER SCIENCE AND ETHICS,’ SAYS CARDINAL RIGALI WASHINGTON—Cardinal Justin Rigali, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, today called President Obama’s

Bishop Hubbard, Other Christian Leaders Call On Obama To Work For Israeli-Palestinian Peace

DATE: December 2, 2008 FROM: Don Clemmer   O: 202-531-3206 H: 260-580-1137   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     BISHOP HUBBARD, OTHER CHRISTIAN LEADERS CALL ON OBAMA TO WORK FOR ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN PEACE   WASHINGTON—Bishop Howard J. Hubbard of

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