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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.
Following the verdict in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, Minnesota today, Bishop Shelton J. Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux,...
The National Institutes of Health announced last Friday that it is reversing limits on human fetal tissue research that were put in place by the Trump...
The Biden Administration announced Friday afternoon that it will not increase the historically low number of refugees who can be resettled in the Unit...
Bishop Joseph Coffey shares a reflection on his devotion to St. Joseph.
On March 19, Pope Francis launched "The Year of the Family," which is also the five-year anniversary since the publication of Amoris Laetitia on the beauty and joy of love in the family.
Prayers to Protect Us
Catholic Household Blessings and Prayers
Prayers of Pope Francis
On Fraternity and Social Friendship (Fratelli Tutti)
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