US Bishops

Savannah, GA’s Bishop Gregory Hartmayer to lead Atlanta archdiocese

By Hannah Brockhaus, Catholic News Agency, March 5, 2020 Pope Francis Thursday appointed Bishop Gregory Hartmayer of Savannah to be the next archbishop of Atlanta, Georgia. Hartmayer is a member of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual and has been bishop of Savannah since 2011. In... read more
Pope Francis is with U.S. bishops during their “ad limina” visits to the Vatican Feb. 10, 2020.

U.S. bishops ask pope about Amazon synod, discuss range of issues

By Catholic News Service, February 10, 2020 Talking about debates, differences and discernment, Pope Francis told a group of U.S. bishops that people focused on the possibility of ordaining some married men and women deacons for service in the Amazon will be disappointed in his apostolic... read more

Nobody Is Demanding a ‘Pastoral Thrust’

BY DANIEL THIMONS, NOVEMBER 19, 2019 On November 11, the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Christophe Pierre, addressed the USCCB General Assembly. In this address, he stated: “The pastoral thrust of this pontificate must reach the American people, especially as families... read more
The USCCB General Assembly, Nov. 12, 2018.

Analysis: USCCB elections and the Church’s theological vision

by JD Flynn, Cathlic News Agency, November 10, 2019 The U.S. bishops’ conference fall meeting is unlikely to offer any surprises to Church observers watching the assembly. In fact, while the meeting will begin Monday, its only real surprise came weeks ago, when the list of candidates for the... read more

US Bishops Arrive in Rome for Ad Limina Visit With Pope Francis

Every American diocesan bishop will travel to Rome over the next four months. The first come from dioceses in the Northeast. By Courtney Mares/CAN/November 5, 2019 VATICAN CITY — Every American diocesan bishop will travel to Rome over the next four months for meetings with Pope Francis... read more

US bishops giving Fr. James Martin a huge victory with deafening silence on his LGBT advocacy

By Doug Mainwaring September 26, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — At a pivotal moment — as the future direction of the Church regarding the aggressive infiltration of LGBT ideology hangs in the balance — the bishops of the United States have squandered an enormous opportunity to shut down pro-gay... read more

Is It Time to Abolish the USCCB?

By LEILA MARIE LAWLER, SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 “If I must speak the truth, I feel disposed to shun every conference of Bishops: for never saw I Synod brought to a happy issue, and remedying, and not rather aggravating, existing evils…” — St. Gregory of Nazianzus, 382 A.D. Heedless of... read more


by Bradley Eli, M.Div., Ma.Th.  •  •  August 15, 2019    Even non-Catholics say reverence is key while bishops offer reading material WASHINGTON ( - Catholics and even non-Catholics are telling the U.S. bishops... read more

AUSCP and its Episcopal Guardians

BY MICHAEL HICHBORN, LepantoInstitute, 2019-08-07 Over two years ago, we started exposing the work of the heretical Association of United States Catholic Priests (AUSCP).  Links to some of these reports are as follows: AUSCP Seeks to Redefine the Catholic Priesthood... read more

Don’t Blame the Gun, Your Eminence

BY PATRICK NOVECOSKY, AUGUST 7, 2019 Nobody blamed the truck when 29-year-old Uzbek national Sayfullo Saipov rented a pickup from Home Depot 18 months ago and deliberately mowed down a dozen pedestrians and bicyclists in New York City, killing eight. There was no lobbying for background checks... read more

Auxiliary bishop did not disclose Cincinnati priest accusations

By Ed Condon Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug 5, 2019 / 08:30 am (CNA).- An auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, and member of the USCCB committee on child protection, is facing accusations that he failed to report to Cincinnati’s archbishop a series of allegations that a priest had... read more

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