Tag: Cardinal DiNardo

Archbishop Gomez elected USCCB president; first Latino in post

Archbishop Gomez elected USCCB president; first Latino in post

| Dennis Sadowski | November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles was elected to a three-year term as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops during the bishops’ fall general assembly in Baltimore.

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In final presidential address, Cardinal DiNardo urges new beginning

In final presidential address, Cardinal DiNardo urges new beginning

| Carol Zimmermann | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

In his final address as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston told his fellow bishops that it has been “an honor to serve you, even in the difficult times.”

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USCCB president disinvites Bishop Bransfield from fall assembly

USCCB president disinvites Bishop Bransfield from fall assembly

| Dennis Sadowski | November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, in consultation with the members of the USCCB Administrative Committee, has taken the highly unusual step of disinviting a fellow bishop from the conference’s fall general assembly.

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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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