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The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops promotes the greater good which the Church offers humankind, especially through forms and programs of the apostolate fittingly adapted to the circumstances of time and place. This purpose is drawn from the universal law of the Church and applies to the episcopal conferences which are established all over the world for the same purpose.
In this section you will find information and resources to learn more about the Church, what the Church teaches, and how to grow in your faith.
Each committee of the Conference supports the ministry of the bishops with an emphasis on evangelization. The bishops exercise in a communal and collegial manner certain pastoral functions entrusted to them by the Lord Jesus of sanctifying, teaching, and governing
The U.S. Catholic Church provides the compassion of Christ in numerous ways, including through health care institutions, schools and universities, charities and social service agencies, and the work of individuals, parish communities, and diocesan entities.
Pope Francis continued the tradition of praying before an elevated Marian statue in Rome on the feast of the Immaculate Conception.
Pope Francis has appointed Rev. Keith J. Chylinski, Rev. Christopher R. Cooke, and Rev. Efren V. Esmilla, as auxiliary bishops of Philadelphia.
While the official opening of the Jubilee 2025 is still a year away, St. Peter's Basilica and Italian groups that work with people who are incarcerate...
Let us pray that people with disabilities may be at the center of attention in society, and that institutions offer inclusion programs that enhance their active participation.
Pope Francis – December 2023
Bishop Andrew Cozzens, chairman of the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis, gives the mission and vision of the National Eucharistic Revival set to officially launch on Corpus Christi Sunday in 2022.
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