U.S. Bishops Chart Path Forward in Florida Spring Meeting

Out of a relatively sparse agenda, the main actions taken by the U.S. bishops at their spring general assembly were the decisions to revise the directives and ethical guidelines for Catholic heath care providers and to approve a new 10-year national pastoral plan for Hispanic ministry in the United States. 

U.S. Bishops’ New Leader Blasts LA Dodgers for ‘Disrespect for the Truth and Traditions’

Encouraging Catholics to be “slaves to the truth,” Archbishop Timothy Broglio delivered his first address as the new leader of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Thursday, touching on immigration reform, support for Haiti and Ukraine, and what he called the “disrespect for the truth and traditions” of the faith by a group the Los Angeles Dodgers will honor Friday night.

Franciscan Priests Return to Walter Reed Medical Center

A few months after a contract issue ended the services of a community of Franciscan priests at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, has announced the issue has been resolved, and the priests have returned to their ministry. 

Biden Spent First Term ‘Actively Promoting and Pushing Abortions’

On Jan. 22, 2021, days after President Joe Biden took office, he issued a statement for the 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade on the importance of pro-abortion policies, committing himself to enshrine the right to abortion in the Constitution and expand access to the procedure for women across the country. 

Walter Reed Medical Center: We’ll Still Provide Catholic Services 

In response to accusations from the Archdiocese of the Military Services that it has committed a “glaring violation” of hospitalized Catholics’ rights by terminating its contract with a community of Franciscan priests, Walter Reed National Medical Center maintained that Catholic services will still be provided.