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Juneau delegation reflects on the Convocation of Catholic Leaders

During the first week of July lay leaders from dioceses across the country were called to gather with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in Orlando, Florida to discuss the current state of the Church and how to be Missionary Disciples. 1,727 more words

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Sitting in the front row close to the bishops at the Mass at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul for the Conference of U.S. 593 more words



On June 14, 2017, the United States Conference for Catholic Bishops opened its Plenary Assembly in Indianapolis, Indiana, with a Mass of Prayer and Penance related to praying, also, for Healing of Survivors of Clergy Abuse. 1,084 more words


Our duty to proclaim Jesus

Today’s Gospel Reading at Mass (Mt 10:26-33) is a segment of the instructions which Jesus gave to His Apostles (ref Mt 10:1,5) just prior to sending them out on their first missionary expedition.   446 more words

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QUOTE TO NOTE: Stop Church Teachings that Kill, Says Sr. Margaret Farley

Mercy Sr. Margaret Farley, the theological ethicist who wrote Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics, said the church has “not gone far enough” on gender equality because “we still hear the cries of women, through the centuries and today.” 224 more words


freecatholic808 reblogged this on Dawn Morais and commented:

The women religious continue to demonstrate more leadership, vision and honesty than the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Where are the bishops as the Senate plots in secret to deny healthcare to millions?

As U.S. Bishops Strengthen Religious Liberty Committee, What Does This Mean for LGBT Equality?

U.S. bishops voted last week to strengthen their committee on religious liberty. What might this vote mean for the bishops’ engagement with LGBT rights?

Meeting in Indianapolis, the U.S. 779 more words