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U.S. Conf. of Catholic Bishops' Statements

National Catholic Schools Week Begins January 27-February 2; With the Theme, “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.”

January 16, 2019 WASHINGTON—National Catholic Schools Week 2019 (CSW) will be observed in dioceses around the country January 27–February 2. This year’s theme, “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.,” focuses on the important spiritual, academic and societal contributions provided by a

Bishops Express Dismay at Court Ruling Enjoining Moral and Religious Exemption to HHS Mandate

  January 15, 2019  WASHINGTON–In response to Monday’s federal court ruling from Pennsylvania granting a nationwide injunction barring the broadened moral and religious exemption to the HHS mandate, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the United States Conference of

Chairman of U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Migration Calls on President and Congress to Create a Border Solution and End Shut-Down

  January 10, 2019 WASHINGTON—Bishop Joseph Vásquez, of Austin, Texas, Chairman of the Committee on Migration issued the following statement calling for the President and Congressional leaders to create a border solution and end the government shut-down.   Bishop Vasquez’s full statement

U.S. Bishops Receive Letter from Pope Francis As They Gather for Spiritual Retreat

January 3, 2019 WASHINGTON— The U.S. Bishops have received a letter from Pope Francis as they gather in northern Illinois at Mundelein Seminary this week. The weeklong retreat is taking place at the invitation of Pope Francis who has asked all bishops in the United States to pause in prayer as

U.S. Bishops Will Gather for Seven Days of Prayer and Reflection at Invitation of Pope Francis; Papal Preacher to Direct Retreat Taking Place January 2-8

December 21, 2018    WASHINGTON— Catholic bishops from across the United States will begin the new year taking part in a spiritual retreat for seven days at Mundelein Seminary January 2 to 8, 2019. Preacher to the Papal Household, Capuchin Friar Father Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M. Cap., will

Lumen Christi

The Diocese of Palm Beach was proud to celebrate the 30th annual Lumen Christi Scholarship Gala on December 8, 2019.  The theme of this year’s Gala was “Catholic Schools Illuminate Our World!”  Thank you to the Mayor of Palm Beach, the Honorable Gail Coniglio, for welcoming guests and for her

Thousands of U.S. Catholics Prepare for Launch of “9 Days for Life” Campaign on January 14th

  Committee on Pro-Life Activities Announces Nationwide Prayer Effort for Respect of Human Life   December 18, 2018   WASHINGTON—On January 14, 2019, thousands of Catholics across the country will join in prayer for “9 Days for Life.” The prayer campaign, sponsored by the Committee on

U.S. Bishops Approve $4 Million in Aid for Ministries in Central and Eastern Europe

  December 12, 2018 WASHINGTON— The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Subcommittee on Aid to the Church in Central and Eastern Europe approved 4 million in funding for 143 projects at the Subcommittee's meeting on November 11, 2018, in Baltimore. Central and Eastern Europe

U.S. Bishops Approve $9.5 Million in Grants to U.S. Mission Dioceses and Eparchies, Including Funding for Youth Ministry, Seminarian Formation and Outreach to Migrants

  December 12, 2018 WASHINGTON—  The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Subcommittee on Catholic Home Missions approved 9.5 million in grants to assist 79 dioceses and eparchies at the subcommittee's meeting October 9-10, in Spokane, Washington. “Many dioceses and eparchies

President of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Statement on the Death of President George H.W. Bush

  December 3, 2018 WASHINGTON--Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement on the passing of President George Herbert Walker Bush. Cardinal DiNardo’s full statement follows: