Nearly 200 people gathered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Birthright in the United States June 7-9 in Atlanta.
By CAROL ZIMMERMANN, Catholic News Service
Published June 17, 2019
The gathering of U.S. bishops June 11-13 in Baltimore was anything but business as usual. Bishop Michael F. Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, said this meeting had a “sense of urgency” and momentum to it, both in the smaller group gatherings and when the bishops were all together.
By DENNIS SADOWSKI, Catholic News Service
Published June 13, 2019
National Review Board chairman Francesco Cesareo offered the U.S. bishops meeting in Baltimore a series of recommendations that he said will strengthen the church’s response to the ongoing clergy sexual abuse crisis.
By CAROL GLATZ, Catholic News Service
Published June 12, 2019
Pope Francis advanced the sainthood cause of Father Augustus Tolton, who was the first African American diocesan priest in the United States.
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