Catholic Bishops

Thumbnail pope francis with the episcopal conference of albania in vatican city may 30 2017 credit losservatore romano 1 cna A new procedure for bishops' ad limina visits to Rome

Vatican City, Jun 12, 2017 / 04:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In order to foster collegiality, Pope Francis has added to the usual schedule of bishops'...

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Thumbnail archbishop cupich Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago nominated to Congregation for Bishops

On July 7, Pope Francis nominated Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago to the Congregation for Bishops, according to a Vatican press release. The...

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Thumbnail a bishop reads a newspaper in the vaticans synod hall before the friday session of the synod on the family oct 10 2014 credit daniel ibez cna cna 10 10 14 Archbishops Chaput, Gomez confirmed participants in Synod on the Family

The Vatican has confirmed the participation of 48 delegates chosen by bishops' conferences to take part in this year's Synod on the...

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Thumbnail us to mexico border credit chad zuber via wwwshutterstockcom cna 1 8 16 At the Mexico border, Catholic bishops unite for migrants

Brownsville, Texas, Feb 16, 2017 / 02:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Along the U.S.-Mexico border, Catholic bishops of both countries stressed the right...

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Thumbnail the presidential palace 1 in asuncion paraguay on july 10 2015 credit alan holdren cna 7 10 15 Bishops of Paraguay call for peace after riots, fire at Congress building

Asunción, Paraguay, Apr 5, 2017 / 07:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Bishops of Paraguay made an urgent appeal for peace after hundreds of...

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Thumbnail pregnancy pregnant woman prolife credit tatiana vdb via flickr cc by 20 cna 12 18 14 Bishops welcome efforts to defend unborn child of undocumented teen

Texas' bishops have welcomed the decision of an appeals court delaying the government-assisted procurement of an abortion by an undocumented...

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Thumbnail nuclear bomb explosion at the nevada test site april 18 1953 photo courtesy of national nuclear security administration nevada site office cna 12 15 14 Catholic and Shia Muslim leaders unite to condemn WMDs, terrorism

Rome, Italy, Aug 30, 2016 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Shia Muslim religious leaders from Iran and U.S. Catholic bishops say they have a common...

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Thumbnail bishops at the canonization mass of the martins fr grossi and sister maria on october 18 2015 in st peters square credit martha calderon cna 10 18 15 Church unity with a global focus: lessons from 'bishop school'

Vatican City, Sep 20, 2016 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican holds a special seminar series each year for new bishops to help them learn...

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Thumbnail 20170907t1334 97 cns pope colombia bishops Don't let anything silence the truth, Pope tells Colombian bishops

In a lengthy speech on Thursday, Pope Francis urged the bishops of Colombia to uphold their pastoral responsibilities, proclaiming and teaching the...

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Thumbnail prison credit thomas hawk via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 10 23 15 Don't misuse Bible to push death penalty, Philippines bishops say

Manila, Philippines, Mar 20, 2017 / 08:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Remember what Jesus' cross stands for, and don't misuse the Bible to justify the...

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Thumbnail cross 1 credit unsplash cna 2 9 16 Europe's bishops appeal to continent to recall its Christian roots

The annual gathering of the presidents of European episcopal conferences began Thursday with a strong appeal to the continent “not to waste itself...

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Thumbnail military ship credit vytautas kielaitis cna Here's why the US bishops are distressed about military spending

Washington D.C., May 23, 2017 / 03:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Leading U.S. bishops have expressed serious concerns with President Donald Trump’s...

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Thumbnail pope francis john allen jr In Catholic terms, anyway, U.S. and European ties seem in good shape

VIENNA/LEIBNITZ, Austria — Right now, it doesn’t seem much like hyperbole to say the political relationship between the United States and Europe...

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Thumbnail nuclear bomb explosion at the nevada test site april 18 1953 photo courtesy of national nuclear security administration nevada site office cna In wake of North Korea threat, bishops call for elimination of nuclear weapons

Washington D.C., Jul 6, 2017 / 11:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Just days after North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile that can reach...

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Thumbnail celtic cross on the hill at cashel tipperary ireland credit tom haymes cc by nc sa 20 cna Irish Church's new leader honored, humbled as he takes helm

As Cardinal Sean Brady resigns at the customary age of 75, newly appointed Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of Ireland Eamon Martin says he is...

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Thumbnail trafficking credit 71 eak moto shutterstock cna Maryland bishops join fight against human trafficking

Baltimore, Md., Apr 5, 2017 / 06:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Maryland's bishops united in voicing their concerns over the evils of human trafficking,...

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Thumbnail opening mass for the synod of bishops on the family oct 8 2015 credit mazue catholicnewsorguk cna New Miami auxiliary is first Peruvian-born US bishop

On Thursday Pope Francis named Fr. Enrique Delgado, who has a background in economics, as an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Miami, making...

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Thumbnail 20171018t1105 12284 cns obit vidal Philippines mourns Cardinal Vidal, who leaves a legacy of service

Cardinal Ricardo Vidal, who was Archbishop of Cebu from 1982 to 2010 and a leading Catholic figure in the fall of Filipino dictator Ferdinand...

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