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Indiana Bishop Timothy Doherty, chairman of the committee for the Protection of Children and Young People, listens while Galveston-Houston Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, President of the USCCB General Assembly, speaks during a press conference at the annual US Conference of Catholic Bishops November 12, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Brendan …

Pope Francis Reins in U.S. Bishops’ Measures Against Sex Abuse

Pope Francis has temporarily suspended efforts by the United States bishops to address the issue of clerical sex abuse, ordering them to wait until he can meet with them in February together with the presidents of other national bishops’ conferences from around the world.

In this Oct. 23, 2018 image, a woman hands over her documents as her number is called to cross the border and request asylum in the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. The first obstacle that migrants in a giant caravan may face if they reach the U.S. border is a …

Honduran Bishops Decry ‘Human Tragedy’ of Migrant Caravan

The Bishops of Honduras released a statement this week saying they had been “deaf” and “blind” to the needs of their people and calling on the Honduran government to address the “human tragedy” of the migrant caravan.

Oxfam activists wearing polar bear costumes stage a demonstration outside the venue of the U.N. climate change conference in Nusa Dua, Bali island, Indonesia, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007. Developing nations at the U.N. Climate Change Conference demanded rapid transfers of technology to help them combat global warming, while a report …

Catholic Bishops Call for Urgent Action Against Climate Change

Six presidents of continental bishops’ conferences have signed an appeal calling on government leaders to take immediate action to overcome the “devastating effects of the climate crisis,” the Vatican reported Friday.

Protesters hold signs and a pride flag in front of the historic Mormon temple after many submitted their resignations from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in response to a recent change in church policy towards married LGBT same sex couples and their children on November 14, 2015 …

African Bishop Fears Church Leaders Will Cave to LGBT Lobby

One of the bishops representing the African continent at the Vatican synod on young people said the meeting risks being hijacked by Western concerns about LGBT issues, which is “not why the synod was called.”

Pope Francis arrives to leads a consistory for the creation of fourteen new cardinals on June 28, 2018 at St Peter's Basilica in Vatican. (Photo by Andreas SOLARO / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Cardinal Burke: ‘It Will Be Hard to Vote’ for Next Pope

Cardinal Raymond Burke told The Australian Sunday that the Catholic cardinals will have a hard time voting in the next papal conclave because they have had little contact and do not know each other very well.