American Bishops

Thumbnail archbishop charles chaput speaks with cna in rome on sept 15 2014 credit joaqun peir prez cna 8 10 15 Archbishop Chaput on the enduring legacy of Veritatis Splendor

This week, First Things published “The Splendor of Truth in 2017”, an essay by Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia on St. John Paul II’s 1993...

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Thumbnail archbishop george niederauer courtesy of the archdiocese of san francisco cna Archbishop Niederauer remembered for his service to the Church

San Francisco, Calif., May 3, 2017 / 12:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After battling lung disease, Archbishop Emeritus George H. Niederauer of San...

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Thumbnail bishop david choby of nashville Bishop Choby of Nashville remembered for his pastoral care

Nashville, Tenn., Jun 6, 2017 / 11:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop David Choby of Nashville died at age 70 Saturday night after complications arose...

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Thumbnail bishop nelson and bishop bellisario cna Cleveland, Juneau dioceses receive new bishops

Vatican City, Jul 11, 2017 / 11:25 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis appointed Fr. Andrew Bellisario, C.M., as Bishop of Juneau, and...

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Thumbnail opening mass for the synod of bishops on the family oct 8 2015 credit mazue catholicnewsorguk cna Holy Cross priest tapped as bishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee diocese

Vatican City, May 29, 2017 / 05:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ appointment of Fr. William “Bill” A. Wack to...

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Thumbnail neiderauer mahoney rigali levada L.A. and the episcopacy: A unique quartet

Archbishop Emeritus George Niederauer of San Francisco, who died May 2, was part of a quartet of Los Angeles-born-raised-and-educated priests who...

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Thumbnail newly appointed archbishops from around the world at a mass with pope francis in st peters square to receive their pallia june 29 2017 credit daniel ibanez cna cna New US archbishops look forward to serving God in their local Churches

Vatican City, Jun 29, 2017 / 11:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Newly-appointed metropolitan archbishops from around the world received the traditional...

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Thumbnail priests celebrate mass at the cathedral of the immaculate conception in denver jan 17 2015 credit catholic charities jeffrey bruno cc by 20 Pope Francis appoints two new auxiliary bishops for Milwaukee

Vatican City, Jan 25, 2017 / 07:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday the Vatican announced the appointment of two priests from Milwaukee – Fr....

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Thumbnail opening mass for the synod of bishops on the family oct 8 2015 credit mazue catholicnewsorguk cna San Antonio's new auxiliary has a specialty in spiritual direction

Vatican City, Jan 23, 2017 / 08:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday the Vatican announced that Msgr. Michael J. Boulette, founder of an organization...

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Thumbnail bishop buddy richard nixon San Diego’s bishops: A brief history

Seen by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo in 1542 (Native Americans had “discovered” the area centuries earlier), and settled by St. Junipero Serra with the...

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Thumbnail opening mass for the synod of bishops on the family oct 8 2015 credit mazue catholicnewsorguk cna St. Louis native 'honored' to be archdiocese's next auxiliary bishop

Vatican City, Mar 7, 2017 / 08:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Tuesday that Pope Francis has chosen Msgr. Mark S. Rivituso, currently...

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Thumbnail us bishops conference US bishops’ vote likely to be seen as referendum on Pope Francis

As it turns out, the Trump v. Clinton showdown isn’t the only election of interest to American Catholics this fall. The U.S. bishops are also...

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Thumbnail american flag credit unsplash cna What the bishops say about politics matters – and here's why

Catholic moral theologians have responded to Steve Bannon's accusation that the U.S. bishops are economically motivated in their stance on...

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