February 1, 2017
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: I, along with other bishops across the country, join the voice of Bishop Joe Vasquez, Chair of the Committee of Migration and Refugees for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, regarding the actions of President Trump concerning our dealings with Mexico and refugees.
December 13, 2016
At its fall meeting, the USCCB set December 12, 2016, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe aside as a National Day of Prayer with a focus on the plight of refugees and immigrants. In their press release the Bishops note that “It will be a time to place before a merciful God the hopes, fears, and needs of all those families who have come to the U.S. seeking a better life.” Please open the full story for resources... beyond December 12.
June 17, 2016
The revised Order of Celebrating Matrimony has been approved for use in the United States beginning September 8, 2016.
November 17, 2015
The recent movement of 27 governors in the United States to apparently oppose entrance to Syrian refugees to their respective states (CNN, 11/16/2015) revives an embarrassing experience in our country’s history...