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Bishop Knestout Announces Clergy Assignment for Sacred Heart, Richmond

7/23/21

Bishop Knestout has announced the following clergy appointment, effective Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021: Jesuit Father Michael J. Lamanna has been assigned to serve as a parochial vicar at Sacred Heart, Richmond, until July 31, 2022.   ###

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Richmond Diocese Adds Four Names to Clergy List

7/16/21

For Immediate Release: July 16, 2021 Richmond Diocese Adds Four Names to Clergy List Clergy List First Publicized in 2019 (RICHMOND, Va.) – The Catholic Diocese of Richmond has added four names to its list of clergy against whom a credible and substantiated claim of sexual abuse involving a minor has been made. Of the…

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El presidente de la USCCB ofrece oraciones continuas para la recuperación del Santo Padre tras la cirugía

7/9/21

9 de julio de 2021 WASHINGTON — Mientras que el mundo espera conocer de la Santa Sede las últimas noticias sobre la recuperación del Papa Francisco después de la cirugía que le fue practicada el pasado fin de semana, el arzobispo José H. Gomez de Los Ángeles, presidente de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de…

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USCCB President Offers Continued Prayers for Holy Father’s Recovery from Surgery

7/9/21

July 9, 2021 WASHINGTON – As the world awaits to hear updates from the Holy See on the continued recovery of Pope Francis after his surgery last weekend, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued the following statement: “It is with gratitude that we received the…

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U.S. Bishop Chairmen on Justice Department’s Moratorium on Federal Executions

7/6/21

July 3, 2021 WASHINGTON – On July 1, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it was imposing a moratorium on federal executions and reviewing its policies and procedures regarding the use of the death penalty. In response, Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee…

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Questions and Answers on the U.S. Bishops’ Vote to Draft a Document on the Meaning of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church

6/23/21

en español The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has provided answers to commonly asked questions following its June 16-18 meeting. Why are the bishops doing this now? A major concern of the bishops has been the declining belief and understanding of the Eucharist among the Catholic faithful. This was a deep enough concern that the…

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Preguntas y respuestas sobre el voto de los obispos de Estados Unidos para redactar un documento sobre el significado de la Eucaristía en la vida de la Iglesia

6/23/21

Desde que la semana pasada finalizó la Asamblea Plenaria de Primavera de los obispos de Estados Unidos, se ha prestado mucha atención a la votación para redactar un documento sobre la Eucaristía. El hecho de negar o no la Sagrada Comunión a alguna persona o grupo no estaba entre las decisiones a tomar. La votación…

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Voto de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de Estados Unidos para la redacción de un documento sobre el significado de la Eucaristía en la vida de la Iglesia

6/21/21

June 21, 2021 “La semana pasada, mis hermanos obispos y yo votamos abrumadoramente para publicar un documento educativo sobre la belleza y el poder de la Eucaristía. El Comité de Doctrina de la Conferencia Episcopal comenzará a redactar ahora este documento y, en los meses venideros, los obispos continuaremos orando y discerniendo sobre eso a…

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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Vote to Write a Document on the Meaning of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church

6/21/21

Statement of Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops June 21, 2021 “Last week, my brother bishops and I voted overwhelmingly to issue a teaching document on the beauty and power of the Eucharist. The doctrine committee of the bishops’ conference will now begin drafting this document…

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U.S. Bishops Approve Action Items on Their Agenda at the Spring General Assembly

6/21/21

June 18, 2021 WASHINGTON —The Catholic bishops of the U.S. met this week for their Spring General Assembly, June 16-18 in a virtual format. Their meeting agenda included votes on 9 action items. Action Items #1 & #2: During their meeting, the bishops held a canonical consultation on the causes of beatification and canonization of…

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