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El Obispo Barry C. Knestout anuncia un cambio de póliza que afecta el nombramiento de edificios e instituciones diocesanas dentro de la Diócesis Católica de Richmond

6/27/19

In English For Immediate Release: June 27, 2019 El Obispo Barry C. Knestout anuncia un cambio de póliza que afecta el nombramiento de edificios e instituciones diocesanas dentro de la Diócesis Católica de Richmond  Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School regresa a su primer nombre de Catholic High School (RICHMOND, Va.) –  El mismo día que…

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Bishop Barry C. Knestout Announces Policy Change Affecting the Naming of Diocesan Buildings and Institutions

6/27/19

En español For Immediate Release: June 27, 2019 Bishop Barry C. Knestout Announces Policy Change Affecting the Naming of Diocesan Buildings and Institutions Within the Catholic Diocese of Richmond Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School Returns to Former Name of Catholic High School   (RICHMOND, Va.) – On the same day six names were added to…

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Carta del Obispo Knestout sobre el nombramiento de instituciones

6/27/19

In English 27 de junio de 2019 Queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo, En los últimos años, la Iglesia se ha dado cuenta de la tristeza y el sufrimiento asociados con el abuso sexual infantil perpetrado por algunos clérigos. En respuesta, he tomado una serie de pasos para apoyar a los sobrevivientes que han sufrido…

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Diócesis Católica de Richmond agrega más nombres a la lista del clero

6/27/19

 In English For Immediate Release: June 27, 2019                                                 Diócesis Católica de Richmond agrega más nombres a la lista del clero (RICHMOND, Va.) – Hoy, la Diócesis de Richmond anuncia que se han agregado seis nombres a su lista de clérigos que tienen un reclamo creíble y fundamentado de abuso sexual contra un menor…

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U.S. Bishops’ President and Committee Chairman Say Horrific Death of Father and Daughter at Border and Appalling Conditions for Children are Cries that Reach Heaven Itself

6/26/19

June 26, 2019 WASHINGTON—The cry of a father and his baby daughter who drowned crossing the Rio Grande reaches heaven itself. This unspeakable consequence of a failed immigration system, together with growing reports of inhumane conditions for children in the custody of the federal government at the border, shock the conscience and demand immediate action….

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U.S. Bishops Vote in Favor of Three Additional Bishop Accountability Measures During Baltimore General Assembly

6/13/19

June 13, 2019 BALTIMORE— Today, U.S. Catholic Bishops have approved three additional measures to address abuse and bishop accountability during their annual Spring General Assembly in Baltimore.  The measures expand upon the Pope Francis’s Motu proprio and the U.S. Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People. The reforms are designed to hold bishops accountable…

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U.S Bishops Approve the Revised Passage on the Death Penalty for the U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults

6/13/19

June 13, 2019 BALTIMORE— The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved the revised passage on the death penalty for the U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults. The full body of bishops approved the revised passage by a vote of 194 to 8 with 3 abstentions at their Spring General Assembly taking place in Baltimore, June…

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Cardinal, Bishop Knestout Meet with Survivors of Clergy Sexual Abuse

6/13/19

June 13, 2019 BALTIMORE (CNS) — Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, along with Bishop Timothy L. Doherty of Lafayette, chairman of the bishops’ Committee for the Protection of Children and Young People, and Bishop Barry C. Knestout of Richmond, Virginia, member of the Committee for the Protection…

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U.S. Bishops’ Vote in Favor of Moving Forward on Third-Party System for Reporting Abuse Allegations Against Bishops

6/13/19

June 13, 2019 BALTIMORE—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops have taken three separate votes that will lead to the establishment of a third-party reporting system designed to receive confidentially, by phone or online, reports of possible violations by bishops per Pope Francis’s Vos estis lux mundi. The bishops voted overwhelmingly in favor of each of…

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U.S. Catholic Bishops Approve in a Provisional Vote Strategic Priorities for the 2021-24 USCCB Strategic Plan. Bishops Also Approve the National Directory for the Formation, Ministry, and Life of Perm

6/12/19

June 12, 2019 BALTIMORE— The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved several action items today at their Spring General Assembly taking place in Baltimore, June 11-13. The full body of bishops approved in a provisional vote of 213 to 8 with 4 abstentions the proposed, provisional Strategic Priorities for the 2021-24 USCCB Strategic Plan….

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