Statement of U.S. Bishops’ President on Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi Message

March 30, 2020

WASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following statement on the… Read More

If you can’t go to confession, take your sorrow directly to God, pope says

March 27, 2020

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — People who cannot get to confession because of the coronavirus lockdown or… Read More

Pope announces extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing

March 26, 2020

Join Pope Francis on Friday, March 27 at 6 p.m. Rome time (1 p.m. Eastern time) for a special Urbi et Orbi blessing, live from… Read More

Catholic Relief Services’ Response to COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Catholic Relief Services teams across the world continue to expand their programming to prevent the spread and reduce the risk of COVID-19 in some of… Read More

U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Activities Chairman on 25th Anniversary of The Gospel of Life

March 23, 2020

WASHINGTON- Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities has issued… Read More

Statement on Father John Dux

March 23, 2020

Jacksonville, Fla. – A complaint of sexual abuse of a minor has been made against Father John H. Dux, a retired priest of the Diocese… Read More

Bishop Estévez suspends Masses and liturgical events until further notice

March 19, 2020

Effective today, March 19, 2020, all public Masses (weekday or Sunday Masses) have been suspended in parish churches and chapels in the Diocese of St. Read More

Veterans Gathering Results in Anti-Death Penalty Letters to Florida Governor

March 18, 2020

By Savanna Kearney More than 500 United States veterans attended Vets 4 Vets, a gathering of and tribute to veterans, in late February at the… Read More

Catholic Relief Services Delivers the Hope of Christ to Where Human Suffering is Worst

March 18, 2020

WASHINGTON – The Executive Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a statement in support of Catholic Relief Services. The full… Read More

Father Michael J. McNally on the History of the Diocese of St. Augustine

March 16, 2020

By Savanna Kearney Wednesday, March 11 marked the day that Pope Pius IX signed the papal decree that formally established the Diocese of St. Augustine… Read More