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If you struggle with porn, the Church can help, US bishops say

Washington D.C., Dec 28, 2015 / 06:03 am (CNA).- For the first time, the U.S. bishops issued a pastoral letter this year specifically addressing the global crisis of pornography, looking at how the industry is affecting the parishioners in their pews and what the Church can do to offer mercy, healing, and hope to recovering […]

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US bishops encourage Catholics to maintain witness to the truth of marriage

Washington D.C., Jun 26, 2015 / 11:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics are called to witness to the truth of marriage despite the Supreme Court of the United States recognizing a legal right to same-sex marriage, the nation’s bishops said on Friday. “Regardless of what a narrow majority of the Supreme Court may declare at this […]

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Magnificat: “My soul glorifies the Lord”

The Commentaries on Psalm 119(118) are interrupted this first week of May as we honor Mary during her month. The following Commentary was offered by Pope Benedict XVI as part of the  Commentaries on the Liturgy of the Hours on February 16, 2006. 1. We have now arrived at the final destination of the long […]

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February 5: World Day For Consecrated Life

WASHINGTON—The 16th annual World Day for Consecrated Life will be observed in parishes in the United States the weekend of February 4-5. The annual celebration was established by Pope John Paul II in 1997, to be marked each year on February 2, the Feast of the Presentation. The U.S. bishops voted to observe the occasion […]

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New Mass translation provides chance for teaching about Liturgy

Washington D.C., Aug 19, 2010 / 09:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking to CNA in an interview, Msgr. Anthony Sherman, executive director for the USCCB Secretariat for Divine Worship, gave an update on the status of the implementation of the new translation of the Roman Missal. Msgr. Sherman stated that the changes will need to introduced with […]

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U.S. bishops launch Advent and Christmas website

Washington D.C., Nov 29, 2009 / 08:55 pm (CNA).- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has created an Advent and Christmas website with suggestions for daily prayers, readings, reflection and action. A collection of Lessons and Carols is also provided for live listening or download. Printable calendars in English and Spanish are one new […]

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U.S. bishops launch website on new Mass translation

Washington D.C., Aug 21, 2009 / 11:14 am (CNA).- After years in the making, the English translation of the new Roman Missal is nearing its completion and is now awaiting the final approval of the bishops and the Vatican. In an effort to begin educating the faithful and clergy on the new translation, the U.S. […]

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U.S. bishops launch website on health care reform

Washington D.C., Aug 15, 2009 / 05:25 pm (CNA).- As the American health care debate continues, the U.S. Catholic bishops have launched a webpage to promote support for a “truly universal” health policy that respects human dignity. The page on the website of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) includes letters for bishops to […]

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Cardinal George warns Obama against moving U.S. towards despotism

Washington D.C., Mar 17, 2009 / 02:34 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Francis George has issued a video message asking Catholics to tell the Obama Administration to retain a conscience protection rule for pro-life health care workers. Its preservation is vital to keep the government from “moving our country from democracy to despotism,” he said. The U.S. […]

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U.S. bishops offering Lent 2009 resources

Washington D.C., Feb 24, 2009 / 06:08 pm (CNA).- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has announced that it is offering a variety of internet resources for Catholics’ reflection and spiritual growth during Lent 2009. The USCCB site, located at http://www.usccb.org/lent , is organized around the four pillars of the United States Catholic […]

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