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Bishop Cozzens elected to lead USCCB’s Committee on Evangelization, Catechesis

Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis was elected chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis at the bishops’ fall general assembly in Baltimore.

Bishop Barron urges bishops to help bring people back to the Church

Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles did not just bemoan the fact many young people are leaving the Catholic Church. He said church leaders need to make it a priority to bring them back.

Immigration reform among priorities for new USCCB president

It will come as no surprise to anyone who has followed Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez that immigration reform is at the top of his priority list as the newly elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Author criticized for perpetuating ‘unfortunate myth’ USCCB resisting pope

The chief communications officer for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops criticized a new book on Pope Francis' papacy for perpetuating "an unfortunate and inaccurate myth" that Pope Francis is facing resistance from the leadership and staff of the bishops' conference.

Archbishop Gomez elected USCCB president; first Latino in post

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles was elected to a three-year term as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops during the bishops' fall general assembly in Baltimore.

Evangelization must take culture seriously, pope says at award ceremony

Giving the Ratzinger prize to a philosopher from Canada and a Scripture scholar from Burkina Faso, Pope Francis said they demonstrate that "in the variety of cultures, diverse across time and space, one can and should always seek the way to God and the encounter with Christ."

Gomez: Nation has ‘moral obligation’ to keep promise to DACA recipients

The "failures" of the nation's leaders in Washington to make "comprehensive reforms to immigration policy "cut across party lines, said Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles.

Archbishop invites Church to join a year of service to pregnant women

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann sees the day that Catholic parishes can be one of the first places a woman facing an unexpected or challenging pregnancy can turn to for assistance rather than think of seeking an abortion.

Bishops OK 2020 budget; numbers inconclusive for 2021 assessment hike

The U.S. bishops voted to approve the budget for 2020 for their conference headquarters in Washington but did not register sufficient numbers to determine passage of a proposed 3% increase in the diocesan assessment for 2021.

In final presidential address, Cardinal DiNardo urges new beginning

In his final address as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston told his fellow bishops that it has been "an honor to serve you, even in the difficult times."