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Religious Freedom Week: June 22-29, 2020

6/23/20

Religious Freedom Week is a call for all Catholics to pray for and uphold religious freedom nationally and globally.  This year’s theme is “For the Good of All.” Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski of Miami, the acting chairman of the USCCB’s Committee for Religious Liberty said, in part, that “religious freedom is the human right that…

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U.S. Bishops’ Religious Liberty Chairman Announces Religious Freedom Week from June 22-29, 2020

6/22/20

June 22, 2020 WASHINGTON— Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski of Miami, the acting chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee for Religious Liberty has encouraged Catholics to pray and uphold religious liberty at home and abroad during Religious Freedom Week 2020. Commencing on June 22, the Feast of Sts. Thomas More and John…

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Comunicado del Presidente de la Conferencia Episcopal con Relación a la Decisión de la Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos sobre la Definición Legal de “Sexo” en la Ley de Derechos Civiles

6/16/20

15 de junio del 2020 WASHINGTON — El presidente de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de Estados Unidos (USCCB), arzobispo José H. Gomez, de Los Ángeles, hizo una declaración sobre la decisión emitida hoy por la Corte Suprema de Estados Unidos, que combina los casos Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga., Altitude Express v. Zarda, y…

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President of U.S. Bishops’ Conference Issues Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Legal Definition of “Sex” in Civil Rights Law

6/16/20

June 15, 2020   WASHINGTON — The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, provided a statement on the decision issued today by the Supreme Court of the United States – combining Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga., Altitude Express v. Zarda, and R.G. & G.R. Harris…

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President of U.S. Bishops’ Conference Appoints Four New Members of National Review Board for the Charter for Protection of Children and Young People

6/10/20

June 10, 2020 WASHINGTON – Four new members have been appointed to serve on the National Review Board (NRB) by Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). The NRB advises the bishops’ Committee on the Protection of Children and Young People and was established as part…

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Prayer Service for Racial Healing – Livestream

6/8/20

Deacon Charles Williams, director, Office for Black Catholics, leads us in a Thursday evening (June 11) Prayer Service for Racial Healing. The program is streamed live at 7:30 p.m. The virtual prayer service can be viewed on our livestream page at the following:  www.richmonddiocese.org/livestream or on our YouTube channel. We join our voice in prayer…

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Catholic Diocese of Richmond Begins Review into Allegations Against Four Retired or Inactive Priests

6/8/20

For immediate release June 8, 2020 Catholic Diocese of Richmond Begins Review into Allegations Against Four Retired or Inactive Priests (RICHMOND, Va.) – The Catholic Diocese of Richmond announced today (June 8), it has begun a review into allegations of child sexual abuse involving four retired or inactive priests. None of the accused priests are…

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U.S. Bishops Receive Call of Encouragement and Assurances of Prayer from Pope Francis in the Wake of Social Unrest in the United States

6/3/20

June 3, 2020 WASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops received a call from Pope Francis today, where the Holy Father expressed his prayers and closeness to the Church and the people of the United States in this moment of unrest. Archbishop Gomez shared…

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Seminarian Summer 2020 Assignments

6/2/20

Please keep our seminarians in your prayers this summer! Continuing Pastoral Year Assignments (ends August 2020) Dillon Bruce                  Rev. Msgr. William Carr                            St. Bridget, Richmond Armando Herrera      Rev. John David Ramsey                           St. Benedict, Richmond Alex Jimenez                 Very Rev. Danny Cogut,…

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Bicentennial Ordinations on July 11

6/2/20

  We are pleased to invite you to join us via livestream for the ordination of two men for the Diocese of Richmond and one man for the Diocese of Zacatecoluca on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond. The Mass will also commemorate the bicentennial…

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