Atlanta archbishop named new leader of Washington Archdiocese

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis has named Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta as the new archbishop of Washington. The appointment was announced April 4 in Washington by Archbishop Christophe… Read More

Rome steps in, votes delayed at fall bishops’ meeting

BALTIMORE (CNS) — Seasoned bishop watchers know that just about every fall meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has a surprise. Sometimes it’s an election result. Sometimes it… Read More

USCCB president condemns shooting at synagogue, all ‘acts of hate’

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Catholic bishops stand with “our brothers and sisters of the Jewish community,” the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said Oct. 27 after… Read More