Bishop Chairmen Issue Statement for Fifth World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

September 1, 2020

WASHINGTON – Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City and Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, respective chairmen of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’… Read More

Pope Francis Congratulates Bishop Felipe Estévez for his Golden Jubilee

June 11, 2020

Bishop Felipe J. Estévez of the Diocese of St. Augustine celebrates his Golden Jubilee (50 years of priesthood) this year. Bishop Estévez was born… Read More

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

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

Special Message from Bishop Estévez on Sunday of the Word of God

January 24, 2020

Pope Francis has declared the third Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 26 this year, Sunday of the Word of God, a special day devoted… Read More

Pope Francis Celebrates Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 11, 2014

The Holy Father will preside at a concelebrated Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Dec.12, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe,  in honor of the  patroness of the Americas, commending to her intercession the evangelization of its people and the creation of conditions for peace, justice and unity among its sister  nations. Read More

Pope Francis Scheduled to Visit Albania

September 19, 2014

Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Albania on Sunday, Sept. 21 – the homeland of Blessed Mother Teresa, and is poised to stand in solidarity with the Albanian people, as he honors the hundreds of martyrs who died for their faith under the atheistic Communist regime, that collapsed with the resurgence of the Democratic Party in 1992. Read More