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Pope Francis Encourages Discerners to Follow in the Footsteps of Saint Joseph in Celebration of Annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations

April 21, 2021

WASHINGTON - The 58th annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations will be celebrated by the Catholic Church on the Fourth Sunday of Easter, commonly referred to as Good Shepherd Sunday. The World Day of Prayer for Vocations unites the faithful in praying for those currently discerning and living out vocations to ordained ministry and consecrated life.

Statement of U.S. Bishops’ Chairman for International Justice and Peace on Armenian Genocide

April 19, 2021

WASHINGTON - In commemoration of Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day on April 24, Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on International Justice and Peace highlighted the tragic loss of so many Armenians in what has been called the first genocide of the 20th century.

 

Bishop Malloy’s full statement follows:

 

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Pastoral Letter by William D. Byrne Spanish Translation

Here is the PDF of the Spanish translation of the Pastoral Letter by William D. Byrne.

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Pastoral Letter by Bishop William D. Byrne

Here is the Pastoral Letter by Bishop William D. Byrne:

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Archdiocese of Boston REVISION TO COVID PROTOCOLS – April 16, 2021

 

 

The following guidance is from the Pandemic Response Team:

 

 

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REVISION TO COVID PROTOCOLS – April 16, 2021

 

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U.S. Bishop Chairman Mourns Loss of Life in Mass Shooting in Boulder, CO

March 24, 2021

WASHINGTON — Following a mass shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, CO, Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development issued the following statement:

USCCB Committee Chairman Encourages Dioceses To Implement Walking With Moms in Need

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 the following update on Walking with Moms in Need.

Archbishop Naumann’s full statement follows:

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