New USCCB President, VP: Church Unity A Top Priority

The newly elected United States Conference of Catholic Bishops president, Archbishop Timothy Broglio, said he intends to continue the work of his predecessor, Archbishop José Gomez, in fostering unity among the bishops. 

El Paso Bishop Takes Over USCCB Migration Office

When Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso celebrated Mass from an altar erected over the Rio Grande River earlier this month, attended by  parishioners on both sides of the river that marks the U.S.-Mexico border, he cried.

U.S. Bishops Debate Effectiveness of Election Voting Guide for Catholics

On the second day of the U.S. bishops’ conference fall general assembly, a proposal to update the conference’s voting guide for Catholics fostered the most discussion, with multiple bishops calling for the next iteration of the document to address current political realities and societal divisions.

New USCCB President Says He’d Welcome a Meeting With Biden

In his first remarks as the newly elected U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops president, Archbishop Timothy Broglio said he would welcome the opportunity to meet with President Joe Biden and denied that his election is a sign of “dissonance” between Pope Francis and U.S. bishops.