Tag: Cardinal DiNardo

Catholic leaders respond with ‘heavy hearts’ to Texas shooting

Catholic leaders respond with ‘heavy hearts’ to Texas shooting

| September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catholic leaders across the United States reacted with sorrow and “heavy hearts” to a mass shooting in west Texas Aug. 31 that authorities said claimed seven lives and wounded 25 others.

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Bishops of four Mississippi churches condemn ICE raid, roundup of workers

Bishops of four Mississippi churches condemn ICE raid, roundup of workers

| August 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mississippi’s Catholic bishops joined with the state’s Episcopal, Methodist and Lutheran bishops in condemning the Trump administration’s Aug. 7 raid on seven food processing plants in the state to round up workers in the country illegally.

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Administration to apply ‘third country’ rule for asylum-seekers

Administration to apply ‘third country’ rule for asylum-seekers

| July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Trump administration announced the U.S. departments of Justice and Homeland Security are adopting an interim “third country rule” requiring immigrants seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border to first apply for refugee status in another country.

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Bishops approve third-party reporting system; to be in place by May 31

Bishops approve third-party reporting system; to be in place by May 31

| Dennis Sadowski | June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

A nationwide third-party system for receiving confidential reports of “certain complaints” against bishops took a step closer to being implemented during the spring general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Cardinal DiNardo calls bishops to be trustworthy like Barnabas

Cardinal DiNardo calls bishops to be trustworthy like Barnabas

| Christopher Gunty | June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo focused on the feast of St. Barnabas in his homily June 11 during a Mass at the end of the first day of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ spring meeting.

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Days of covering up abuse allegations are over, says Vatican adviser

Days of covering up abuse allegations are over, says Vatican adviser

| Carol Glatz | May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ new norms on protecting minors and strengthening accountability are the latest steps in driving home the message that the days of keeping abuse allegations covered up or ignored are over, said the Vatican’s top abuse investigator.

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Cardinal DiNardo welcomes new papal norms on preventing clergy abuse

Cardinal DiNardo welcomes new papal norms on preventing clergy abuse

New papal norms on preventing clergy sexual abuse are “a blessing that will empower the Church everywhere to bring predators to justice, no matter what rank they hold in the Church,” said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Cardinal leaves hospital, continues recovery in rehabilitation program

Cardinal leaves hospital, continues recovery in rehabilitation program

| James Ramos | March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

After being hospitalized after suffering a stroke while praying the Stations of the Cross March 15, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, who is president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, was discharged March 20 from St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston and was transferred to a nearby rehabilitation program.

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Rev. King called ‘artisan of peace’ and ‘true witness to power of Gospel’

Rev. King called ‘artisan of peace’ and ‘true witness to power of Gospel’

| January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Societies today need “artisans of peace,” like the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., “who can be messengers and authentic witnesses of God the Father, who wills the good and the happiness of the human family,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Texas archdiocese ‘fully cooperating’ with search of offices

Texas archdiocese ‘fully cooperating’ with search of offices

| November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston said Nov. 28 it “continues to cooperate, as we have since the outset,” with the Office of the District Attorney of Montgomery County in its ongoing investigation into a Catholic priest accused of abusing minors.

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Cardinal: Delay in vote on abuse response proposals a ‘bump in the road’

Cardinal: Delay in vote on abuse response proposals a ‘bump in the road’

| Dennis Sadowski | November 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Vatican-requested delay in adopting practices that are expected to boost accountability among U.S. bishops in their response to clergy sex abuse is a “bump in the road,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Final HHS rule confirms religious exemption to contraceptive mandate

Final HHS rule confirms religious exemption to contraceptive mandate

| Julie Asher | November 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

A rule finalizing the religious exemption to the contraceptive mandate should be “the end of a long cultural war fight” over the issue and confirm that the U.S. government ” never needed nuns to give out contraceptives” to women, said the president of the Becket law firm.

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