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Bishop Barry C. Knestout Statement on Charlottesville: A Year Later

8/9/18

A year following the violence that took place in Charlottesville as a result of protests and counter-protests, the Most Rev. Barry C. Knestout offers the following statement: “As we draw closer to the weekend and the one-year mark of Aug. 12th which will once again draw national and local attention, I pray that it will…

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Domestic Justice Chairman Welcomes Change in Catechism Calling for Abolition of the Death Penalty

8/3/18

August 2, 2018 WASHINGTON—Following the publication of the revised section of the Catechism of the Catholic Church regarding the death penalty, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, welcomed the change and echoed the call to end the death penalty in the United States….

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President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Issues Statement on Course of Action Responding to Moral Failures of Judgement on the Part of Church Leaders

8/1/18

August 1, 2018  WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement noting the steps the U.S. Bishops Conference will take in addressing the failures of the Church in protecting the people of God. Cardinal DiNardo’s full statement follows: “The accusations against…

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President of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Statement on Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Resignation from College of Cardinals

7/28/18

President of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Statement on Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Resignation from College of Cardinals July 28, 2018 WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement upon Pope Francis’s acceptance of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s resignation from the College of…

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Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick from College of Cardinals

7/28/18

Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick from College of Cardinals  July 28, 2018  WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, from the College of Cardinals. Pope Francis has also imposed on Cardinal McCarrick suspension ad divinis and directs him to observe a life of prayer and…

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Haitian Creole Boot Camp

7/26/18

Diocesan Pastoral Center August 24, 2018 | 6:30pm – 9:00pm August 25, 2018 | 10:00am – 3:00pm Does your church community “twin” with a community in Haiti? Do you speak Creole? If not, (or if your Creole is rusty), join us on Friday evening from 6:30-9 and Saturday from 10-3 (lunch provided) on August 24/25…

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OSM Regional Gathering

7/26/18

LPA 4, 5, 6 Our Lady of Mount Carmel | Newport News August 22, 2018 | 11:00am – 1:00pm Please join us for a Social Ministry Gathering near you. Bringing clergy, social ministers, volunteers and anyone interested in the social mission of the Church together to share ideas, learn about new programs, network and fellowship….

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OSM Regional Gathering

7/26/18

LPA 10 Saint John the Evangelist | Waynesboro August 29, 2018 | 11:00am – 1:00pm Please join us for a Social Ministry Gathering near you. Bringing clergy, social ministers, volunteers and anyone interested in the social mission of the Church together to share ideas, learn about new programs, network and fellowship. All meetings will be…

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President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Statement Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae

7/25/18

July 25, 2018 WASHINGTON— In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Blessed Paul VI’s papal encyclical, Humanae Vitae, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has issued the following statement. Originally published in 1968, Blessed Paul VI’s letter promotes the whole human person in the…

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Chairman of U.S. Bishops’ Conference Committee on Pro-Life Activities Calls for National Prayer Effort that Every Human Being is Protected in Law and Welcomed in Life

7/20/18

July 19, 2018 WASHINGTON— Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, Archbishop of New York and Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, issued a statement today inviting all people of good will to join in a prayer campaign that the change in the U.S. Supreme Court will move our nation closer…

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