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USCCB president disinvites Bishop Bransfield from fall assembly

WASHINGTON – Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, in consultation with the members of the USCCB Administrative Committee, has taken the highly unusual step of disinviting a fellow bishop from the conference’s fall general assembly.

Getty Fire impacts a Catholic university, schools and retired sisters

WASHINGTON – The Getty Fire that began whipping through mountain communities west of Los Angeles during the early hours of October 28 caused the closure of several local Catholic schools, the evacuation of students and staff at Mount St. Mary’s University and a call for the retired sisters of St.…

USCCB assembly to review third-party reporting system, elect new officers

WASHINGTON – An update to the Program on Priestly Formation, a progress report on the establishment of a nationwide, third-party reporting system for abuse or misconduct by bishops, and a vote on new leadership for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops are on the agenda for the bishops’ fall general…