Tag Archives: USCCB

A Theologian Resigns

I see some concern on the part of a high-ranking USCCB theologian/employee being asked to submit his resignation. Story here. I’ve blogged on Fr Weinandy a few times in the past, but not in several years, not since the 2011 … Continue reading

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The Catholic bishops of the US gather this week. Not at a monastery or retreat center, but at a nice hotel by Chesapeake Bay. Do you agree with the writer from Crux, that this band of brothers is having a … Continue reading

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Blogging Schedule Ahead

With the onset of the US bishops’ Fortnight, this site will honor free Christian women and review some of their accomplishments over the next two weeks. Over the centuries, they only sought to be free to serve, honoring the movement of … Continue reading

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Families and an Instrument

Rocco whispered from the loggia some general thoughts from Archbishop Kurtz from the USCCB meeting. He revealed some broad details from the reports he compiled from various dioceses and sent on to Rome. The synod leaders have asked these reports … Continue reading

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USCCB In Liturgy Damage Control

The CARA priest survey on MR3 has hit the Catholic News Service, at least in a small news bit today. The executive director for liturgy at the USCCB was in damage control mode. Msgr Richard Hilgartner concedes “divided opinion” among his brother … Continue reading

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Gibson on USCCB on ACA

David Gibson rounds up various post-B16 reactions of the USCCB to the Affordable Care Act. (I don’t use the nickname, be advised.) I always found the threat/promise to go to jail somewhat laughable. Especially given how a bishop or two really … Continue reading

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Safe Pastors

David Gibson analyzes the USCCB Prez and Veep votes. “Safe,” his headliner wrote. DiNardo emerged from a slate of nine candidates and won a majority of votes on the third ballot, defeating the runner-up, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, by a 147-87 … Continue reading

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USCCB Stands Up To Temple Police

Finally. Somebody stands up to the detractors. Bishops have basically told LifeSiteNews to shush: The U.S. Catholic bishops stand firmly behind CRS in its commitment to promote and defend human dignity and the sacredness of every human life from the … Continue reading

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Lincoln Still An Outlier

The 2012 annual report on the Charter is up at USCCB. Let’s consult a map: The USCCB president: I acknowledge with great appreciation all those who contributed time and effort to this significant achievement. At the same time, we also … Continue reading

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Two More Weeks

June 21st will be the start of another run on freedom. It will be the start of the Fortnight For Freedom, 2013 edition. During the Fortnight, our liturgical calendar celebrates a series of great martyrs who remained faithful in the … Continue reading

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