Tagged: USCCB

Bright spots from the USCCB General Assembly Day 1

The US Bishops met today (virtually) for their annual general assembly meeting. If you want to read commentary on the proceedings and votes of today, there’s plenty of that on other sites. Two things stood out to me that I...

Bright spots from the USCCB General Assembly Day 1

NCR’s Winters warns of a looming schism

Today in the National Catholic Reporter, columnist Michael Sean Winters argues that the biggest threat to the unity of the Catholic Church (especially in the U.S.) is the expansion of a highly visible and well-organized movement that opposes Pope Francis and...

NCR’s Winters warns of a looming schism

#USCCB18 and the McCarrick Documents

During the US bishops conference this week, my bishop, Bishop Boyea, put the following proposal to vote: “Be it resolved that the bishops of the USCCB encourage the Holy Father to release all the documentation that can be released consistent...

#USCCB18 and the McCarrick Documents

USCCB Fall Meeting highlights: abuse crisis, McCarrick, racism

The public portion of the annual November meeting of the US Bishops has just concluded. It was certainly an eventful — and at times dramatic — three days. The week began with the news that the Vatican, through the Congregation...

USCCB Fall Meeting highlights: abuse crisis, McCarrick, racism

I was a Stranger, and You Took My Children

For anyone who is wondering or confused by what’s going on with the current policy of separating children from their parents at the border, you’re not alone. There has been a lot of confusion created by the policy, including the...

I was a Stranger, and You Took My Children